John Gould Stephenson, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


John Gould Stephenson

Librarian of Congress

Date of Birth: 01-Mar-1828

Place of Birth: Lancaster, New Hampshire, United States

Date of Death: 11-Nov-1883

Profession: physician, librarian, university teacher

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About John Gould Stephenson

  • John Gould Stephenson (March 1, 1828 – November 11, 1883) was an American physician and soldier.
  • He was the fifth Librarian of the United States Congress from 1861 to 1864.
  • He was referred to as the "librarian of the Civil War era" because Stephenson's tenure of librarianship covered almost the entire length of the war.

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