Talk:Thomas Lamb Eliot

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Ooh, looky![edit]

...what Google Books has to offer -Pete (talk)

Also, Eliot Hall is the main building at Reed College, named after him. [1] -Pete (talk) 22:26, 2 March 2009 (UTC)

Dunno if an Infobox is appropriate, but...[edit]

...I started one, using the info on the page. Move it over if you want it, delete if you don't. (Just havin' a little fun, keeping my skills up a bit!) — Martha (talk) 01:01, 3 March 2009 (UTC)

Thomas Lamb Eliot
Thomas Lamb Eliot.jpg
Born (1841-10-13)October 13, 1841
St. Louis, Missouri
Died April 28, 1936(1936-04-28) (aged 94)
Education Washington University in St. Louis (1862, 1866); Harvard Divinity School (1865)
Occupation Minister
Religion Unitarian
Spouse(s) Henrietta Robins Mack
Parents William Greenleaf Eliot, Abigail Adams Cranch
Looks great, Mom! I'll leave it to EncMstr whether to include it, as he seems to be taking the lead on this article. But I think it would make a really nice addition -- good work! -Pete (talk) 04:49, 3 March 2009 (UTC)
That's kind, but I expect you to do what's best for the article, not defer to me. But I added it with some additional fields I know of. —EncMstr (talk) 06:11, 3 March 2009 (UTC)
I was really happy to see this article partly because I was able to link to it from Forest Park (Portland). Thanks everybody. Finetooth (talk) 00:32, 9 April 2009 (UTC)

Work In Progress Stuff[edit]

This looks messy and incomplete in the article, so I'm stashing it here.

  • Eliot chose from three offers the most remote, difficult, and least promising prospect, population 300
  • superintendent of county education from 1872 to 1875
  • donated salary to church
  • resignation from church refused, which he toured Europe for a year
  • active with church until 1893
  • as park board member, persuaded the Olmsted Brothers to design a long-range parks plan[1]
  • two members of congregation endowed Reed College
  • board of directors of American Unitarian Association
  • trustee of Pacific Unitarian School at Berkeley
  • namesake of Eliot Glacier and of Eliot Hall, the main academic building of Reed College[2]
  • honors: 1889 honorary Doctor of Divinity, 1912: honorary Doctor of Laws; Reed College: Doctor of Letters

Valfontis (talk) 21:27, 14 December 2014 (UTC)

  1. ^ "Olmsted Portland Park Plan". The Oregon Encyclopedia. 
  2. ^ http://www.reed.edu/facilities_and_grounds/buildings/eliot.html