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David Hilton Wheeler

1829 - 1902

David Hilton Wheeler (1829-1902) was the US ambassador to Italy under the Lincoln administration. In the 1850s, he taught at Cornell College in Iowa and Shimer College in Illinois. Active in politics, he was a fierce advocate of public education, which was then a core part of the Republican party platform. Wheeler also taught at Northwestern University, where he served as interim president from 1868 to 1869. He is best remembered for his writings on Italian history, including The Conspiracy of Gianluigi Fieschi. (from Shimer College Wiki)

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March 31, 2017 Edited by Clean Up Bot add VIAF and wikidata ID
December 3, 2012 Edited by Shimer Alumni Alliance Added new photo
December 3, 2012 Edited by Shimer Alumni Alliance +bio
October 6, 2012 Edited by Ytrewq merge authors
September 13, 2008 Created by ImportBot Initial record created, from Miami University of Ohio MARC record.