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William Rounseville Alger (1822–1905)

Alger, William Rounseville. An American Unitarian clergyman and miscellaneous writer; born at Freetown, MA, Dec. 30, 1822; died on Feb. 7, 1905. His chief works are: ‘History of the Doctrine of a Future Life’ (1863); ‘Genius of Solitude’ (1865); and ‘Friendships of Women’ (1867). He occupied pulpits in New York, Denver, Boston, and San Francisco.