Elihu Yale

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English philanthropist who made contributions to a college in Connecticut that was renamed in his honor (1649-1721)


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His two decades-plus in Madras had made Elihu Yale a wealthy man.
Did Elihu Yale (1649-1721) own slaves during or after his life in India?
The school was named after Elihu Yale, son of one of the founders of New Haven, who had gained great riches in India as governor for the East India Company.
Elihu Yale, famous as the benefactor and namesake of a top ivy-league American university, had a strong association with Wrexham in north east Wales.
Starting at the Elihu Yale Weatherspoons pub in the town centre, the trail will then move on to Cross Lanes, Marchwiel, The Royal Oak, Bangoron-Dee, White Horse, Overton, The Aqueduct Inn, Froncysyllte, The Vaults and The Bridge End Inn, both Ruabon, The Colliers Arms, Ponciau, Tyn Y Capel, Minera, and The Horse and Jockey back in town.
St Giles is also the resting place of Elihu Yale, the Welsh merchant and philanthropist and governor of the East India Company, who the famous Ivy League USA university was named after.
Days later more pictures emerged of Joe and the pony in the Maelor Hospital's A&E department and the town's Elihu Yale Wetherspoon pub.
It is the most dominant feature of the Harkness Memorial Quadrangle, built in 1917-21 (which also sports a smaller tower modelled on that of the parish church of Wrexham in England, where Elihu Yale is buried).
Yale University, founded in 1701, was named after benefactor and former Wrexham resident Elihu Yale.
Top of the class: Yale College is named in honour of Boston-born Elihu Yale, who is buried in the parish church of St Giles in Wrexham.
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uk Ray Jones of Dragon Models starts to repair one of the four dogs at the ornamented entrance to the demolished Acton Hall, Wrexham, in December 1988 Rector Barry Smith at the Wrexham grave of Elihu Yale, after whom the world-famous US Yale University was named, pictured in November 1987 Next week.
He has focused on Elihu Yale, whose remarkable career coincided with the evolution of diamond faceting from the rose to the brilliant cut, which resulted in the jewellery world entering 'the age of the diamond'.
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