The Full Wiki

More info on Eliphalet Pearson

Eliphalet Pearson: Wikis


Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Eliphalet Pearson
Born June 11, 1752
Newbury, Massachusetts
Died September 12, 1826
Greenland, New Hampshire
Occupation Educator

Eliphalet Pearson U.S. educator; 1st principal of Phillips Academy 1778-1786; acting president of Harvard University 1804-1806.

Pearson graduated from Harvard in 1773 after having attended Dummer Charity School (now known as The Governor's Academy).

After the death of Joseph Willard in 1804, Pearson became the interim president of Harvard University. He resigned that post in 1806, when Samuel Webber became president.



Academic offices
Preceded by
Joseph Willard
President of Harvard University

Succeeded by
Samuel Webber


Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address