Life Of Horace Mann

Events

Birth

May 4, 1796

Growing up working long hard hours because family was poor

1810

Went to Brown University Studied Law

1823

Served as a representative in Massachusetts state legislature

1827

Served as State Senator signed bill for first Board of Education

1833

Became first secretary of state Board of Education in Massachusetts

1837

Helped establish a state mental hospital

1848

Served as president of Antioch College

1853 - August 2, 1859

Death

August 2, 1859