1842–1925

Introduction

Born: January 21, 1842, Brook­lyn, New York.

Died: April 28, 1925, Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois.

Buried: Green-Wood Ce­me­te­ry, Brook­lyn, New York.

Biography

Blake was the son of Ham­lin and Eliz­a­beth D. Blake, and hus­band of Al­ice Blake.

An 1862 gra­du­ate of Har­vard Un­i­ver­si­ty, he was pas­tor of the Un­i­tar­i­an Church of Quin­cy, Il­li­nois (1877–96), and was known as a po­et.

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