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|President of Fort St. George|
25 July 1687 – 3 October 1692
|Preceded by||William Gyfford|
|Succeeded by||Nathaniel Higginson|
8 August 1684 – 26 January 1685
|Preceded by||William Gyfford (Agent)|
|Succeeded by||William Gyfford|
5 April 1649|
Boston, Colony of Massachusetts, British America
|Died||8 July 1721
Elihu Yale (5 April 1649 – 8 July 1721) was a British-American merchant, President of the East India Company settlement in Fort St. George, at Madras, and a benefactor of the Yale College named in his honor.
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