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GREENLEAF, Benjamin, educator, born in Haverhill, Massachusetts, 25 September, 1786; died in Bradford, Massachusetts, 29 October, 1864. He was graduated at Dartmouth in 1813, was principal of Bradford academy in 1814-'36, and of Bradford teachers' seminary in 1839-'48. He represented Bradford in the legislature in 1837-'9. Mr. Greenleaf published a series of mathematical text-books, the first of which was his " National Arithmetic" (Boston, 1835).
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