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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.

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Academic offices
Preceded by
Joseph Willard
President of Harvard University
acting

1804–1806
Succeeded by
Samuel Webber

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