I will not permit thirty men to travel four hundred miles to agitate a bag of wind.
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|Birth:||7th November, 1832|
|Death:||4th November, 1918|
|Profession:||Diplomat, Educator, Historian|
Andrew Dickson White was a U.S. diplomat, historian, and educator, who was the co-founder of Cornell University. In October 1858, White accepted a position as a Professor of History and English literature at the University of Michigan, where he remained on faculty until 1863. In 1863, White returned to reside in Syracuse for business reasons and, in November, was elected to the New York State Senate running on the Union Party ticket. White was the U.S. Ambassador to Germany, and first president of the American Historical Association.
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