Arago: 2-cent Hopkins

2-cent Hopkins

The 2-cent Famous American Educators stamp, issued March 14, 1940, features Mark Hopkins (1802-1887). President of Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, from 1836 to 1872 and professor of intellectual and moral philosophy until his death, he was renowned as a teacher and administrator. He was ordained in the Congregational Church in 1836, preached frequently, and was president of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (1857–1887).

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