1836–1903

Introduction

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Born: No­vem­ber 6, 1836, Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Died: Oc­to­ber 23, 1903, Bev­er­ly, Mas­sa­chu­setts, of su­i­cide.

Buried: Cen­tral Ce­me­te­ry, Bev­er­ly, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

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Biography

Francis was the son of Jo­seph Hale Ab­bott and Fan­ny Ell­ing­wood Lar­com, and hus­band of Ka­tha­rine Fear­ing Lor­ing.

He was ed­u­cat­ed at the Bos­ton La­tin School, Har­vard Un­i­ver­si­ty (1859, Phi Be­ta Kap­pa; PhD 1881), and the Mead­ville The­o­lo­gi­cal School, Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois (1863).

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