Hamlin, Cyrus (1811 - 1900)

Genre: Non-Fiction

Cyrus Hamlin (another of the famous Maine Hamlin family) was born and raised in Waterford, ME. He graduated from Bowdoin College (1834) and Bangor Theological Seminary (1837). In 1838, he left for Turkey as a congregational missionary. He remained in Turkey for decades and established Robert College in Istanbul, where he served as president until 1876 when, due to conflict, he left Turkey and returned to Maine. He then taught at Bangor Theological Seminary, then became president of Middlebury College in Vermont where he remained until retirement in 1885. He died in Portland, ME in 1900.

Selected Bibliography

  • Among the Turks (1877)
  • My Life and Times (1893)

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