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Elihu Yale
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President of Fort St. George
In office
25 July 1687 – 3 October 1692
Preceded by William Gyfford
Succeeded by Nathaniel Higginson
In office
8 August 1684 – 26 January 1685
Preceded by William Gyfford (Agent)
Succeeded by William Gyfford
Personal details
Born (1649-04-05)5 April 1649
Boston, Colony of Massachusetts, British America
Died 8 July 1721(1721-07-08) (aged 72)
London, England

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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