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William Maxwell Blackburn (1828–1898)

Blackburn, William Maxwell. An American Presbyterian divine and educator, historian and biographer; born at Carlisle, IN, Dec. 30, 1828; died in 1898. He became president of the University of North Dakota (1884–85) and Pierre University, South Dakota (1885). He wrote: ‘St. Patrick and the Early Irish Church’ (1869); ‘Admiral Coligny and the Rise of the Huguenots’ (2 vols., 1869); ‘History of the Christian Church’ (1879); etc.; and the ‘Uncle Alick’ juvenile stories.