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The Boston Brahmins or Boston elite are members of Boston's traditional upper class.wikipedia
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They form an integral part of the historic core of the East Coast establishment, along with other wealthy families of Philadelphia and New York City.
They are considered part of the historic core of the East Coast establishment, along with other wealthy families of Boston and New York City.
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The Boston Brahmins or Boston elite are members of Boston's traditional upper class.
During this period, Boston flourished culturally, as well, admired for its rarefied literary life and generous artistic patronage, with members of old Boston families—eventually dubbed Boston Brahmins—coming to be regarded as the nation's social and cultural elites.
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The Lowell family is one of the Boston Brahmin families of New England, known for both intellectual and commercial achievements.
The Cabot family was part of the Boston Brahmin, also known as the "first families of Boston."
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The physician and writer Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. coined the term "Brahmin Caste of New England" in an 1860 article in the Atlantic Monthly.
Holmes also popularized several terms, including Boston Brahmin and anesthesia.
Based in eastern Massachusetts, they formed part of the Boston Brahmin community.
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They are often associated with the distinctive Boston Brahmin accent, Harvard University, Anglicanism and traditional Anglo-American customs and clothing.
In and around Boston, Massachusetts, such an accent, in the late 1800s and early 1900s, was associated with the local urban elite: the Boston Brahmins.
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Bacon was born in Barnstable, Massachusetts, and his family was one of the prominent, politically active Boston Brahmin families.
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In 1856, Harvard University-educated physician and Boston Brahmin George Cheyne Shattuck, inspired by the educational theories of Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, turned his country home in the hamlet of Millville, New Hampshire, into a school for boys.
Henry C. NevinsHenry Nevin
Col. Henry Coffin Nevins (10 January 1843 – 25 June 1892) was an industrialist from an established New England family in the city of Methuen, Massachusetts.
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In the United States, it has been applied to the old, wealthy New England families of British Protestant origin which became influential in the development of American institutions and culture.
Boston accents were most strongly associated at one point with the so-called "Eastern Establishment" and Boston's upper class, although today the accent is predominantly associated with blue-collar natives, as exemplified by movies such as Good Will Hunting and The Departed.
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He was born to a prominent Boston Brahmin family and was a great-grandson of the 3rd United States President Thomas Jefferson, through his maternal grandparents, Thomas Mann Randolph Jr. and Martha Jefferson Randolph.
The family is one of several known collectively as Boston Brahmins.
Benjamin Williams CrowninshieldBenjamin William Crowninshield
Col. Benjamin Williams Crowninshield''' (1837–1892) was a member of the Boston Brahmin Crowninshield family.
Benjamin C. BradleeBenjamin BradleeBenjamin Crowninshield Bradlee
A member of the Boston Brahmin Crowninshield family, Bradlee was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on August 26, 1921.
descended or of close relatives to Richard Henry DanaRichard Dana
The Dana family is a Boston Brahmin family that arrived in Cambridge, Massachusetts from England during the later end of the Puritan migration to New England (1620–1640).
He was the second of five sons born to Harvard University Law School graduate Joseph Randolph Coolidge and Julia (née Gardner) Coolidge, both from prominent and wealthy Boston Brahmin families.
Sarah C. Sears
Her family was one of the Boston Brahmins, a very prominent class of cultural society in New England.
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His parents were Harvard University Law School graduate Joseph Randolph Coolidge and Julia (née Gardner) Coolidge, both from prominent and wealthy Boston Brahmin families.
Benjamin W. CrowninshieldBenjamin Crowninshield
His father was a sea captain and merchant of the Boston Brahmin Crowninshield family.
T.S. EliotEliotT S Eliot
Born in St. Louis, Missouri to a prominent Boston Brahmin family, he moved to England in 1914 at the age of 25 and would settle, work and marry there.
Francis Welch CrowninshieldCrowninshieldFrancis Welch "Frank" Crowninshield
Crowninshield was born June 24, 1872 in Paris, France, to the Americans Frederic Crowninshield (1845–1918) and his wife, the former Helen Suzette Fairbanks, whom he later called "poor but good" members of the well-heeled Boston Brahmin Crowninshield family.
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It is one of the Boston Brahmins, a bourgeois family, whose ancestors had become wealthy and held sway over the American education system.
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The famous doggerel poking fun at Boston's Brahmins—
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* Albert Cushing Read (1887–1967): naval officer
Read was born in Lyme, New Hampshire on April 29, 1887 into a Boston Brahmin family.