George Henry Calvert (George Henry Calvert)

George Henry Calvert

Author. A direct descendant of the Calvert family who were the proprietors of what became the state of Maryland. A Harvard-educated educator and editor he was the author of many books including “Illustrations of Phrenology”, “A Volume from the Life of Herbert Barclay”, “Count Julian”, “Cabiro”, “Scenes and Thoughts in Europe”, “The Battle of Lake Erie”, “Joan of Arc”, “The Gentleman”, “Anyta and other Poems”, “Arnold and André”, “Goethe: his Life and Works” and “Wordsworth: A Biographic Aesthetic Study”. He also contributed his work to numerous periodicals and was one of the earliest American translators of German works, having done post-graduate study at the University of Gottingen. He was briefly mayor of Newport, Rhode Island in the 1850s. (bio by: Jen Snoots)  Family links:  Parents:  George Calvert (1768 – 1838)  Rosalie Eugenia Stier Calvert (1778 – 1821)  Spouse:  Elizabeth Steuart Calvert (____ – 1897)*  Siblings:  Caroline Maria Calvert Morris (1800 – 1842)*  George Henry Calvert (1803 – 1889)  Rosalie Eugenia Calvert Carter (1806 – 1845)*  Charles Benedict Calvert (1808 – 1864)* *Calculated relationship


  • January, 02, 1803
  • USA


  • May, 05, 1889
  • USA


  • Island Cemetery
  • USA

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