Mentor Graham

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Mentor Graham
Mentor Graham Photograph Date Unknown From Abraham Lincoln Museum of Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, TN.jpg
Mentor Graham photograph, date unknown
Known forTutoring Abraham Lincoln

William Mentor Graham (1800 - 1886) was an American teacher best known for tutoring Abraham Lincoln and giving him his higher education during the future President's time in New Salem, Illinois. Graham was born near Greensburg, Kentucky. He died in 1886 in Blunt, South Dakota.[1]


  1. ^ Duncan, Kunigunde; Nickols, D. F. (1944). Mentor Graham: the man who taught Lincoln. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. hdl:2027/mdp.39076005078642.

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