kids encyclopedia robot

Elihu Yale facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Elihu Yale
Elihu Yale by Enoch Seeman the younger 1717.jpeg
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
Signature

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.

Images for kids

kids search engine
Elihu Yale Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.