Boston Brahmin

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The Boston Brahmin or Boston elite are members of Boston's traditional upper class.wikipedia
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Old Philadelphians

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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.

Lowell family

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Where the Lowells talk only to Cabots,
The Lowell family is one of the Boston Brahmin families of New England, known for both intellectual and commercial achievements.

Boston

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The Boston Brahmin 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.

Cabot family

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Where the Lowells talk only to Cabots,
The Cabot family was part of the Boston Brahmin, also known as the "first families of Boston."

Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

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The term was coined by the physician and writer Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., in an 1860 article in the Atlantic Monthly.
Holmes also popularized several terms, including Boston Brahmin and anesthesia.

Adams political family

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Adams Family
Based in eastern Massachusetts, they formed part of the Boston Brahmin community.

Mid-Atlantic accent

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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, for example, the accent was characteristic, in the late 1800s and early 1900s, of the local elite: the Boston Brahmins.

Henry Coffin Nevins

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Henry Coffin Nevins (1843–1892): industrialist
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.

David Bacon (actor)

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Gaspar G. Bacon, Jr. (1914–1943): actor
Bacon was born in Barnstable, Massachusetts, and his family was one of the prominent, politically active Boston Brahmin families.

T. Jefferson Coolidge

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T. Jefferson Coolidge (1831–1920): Financier, industrialist, and civic leader
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.

Crowninshield family

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Crowninshield Family
The family is one of several known collectively as Boston Brahmins.

Benjamin W. Crowninshield

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Benjamin William Crowninshield (1837–1892): Union Army colonel
Col. Benjamin Williams Crowninshield''' (1837–1892) was a member of the Boston Brahmin Crowninshield family.

Ben Bradlee

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Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee (1921–2014) (Harvard-1942): Chief Executive Editor of The Washington Post
A member of the Boston Brahmin Crowninshield family, Bradlee was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on August 26, 1921.

Dana family

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Dana Family
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).

John Gardner Coolidge

John Gardner Coolidge (1863–1936): U.S. ambassador
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 Choate Sears

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Sarah Choate Sears (1858–1935): art patron
Her family was one of the Boston Brahmins, a very prominent class of cultural society in New England.

Benjamin Williams Crowninshield

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Benjamin Williams Crowninshield (1772–1851): 5th U.S. Secretary of Navy
His father was a sea captain and merchant of the Boston Brahmin Crowninshield family.

T. S. Eliot

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T. S. Eliot (1888–1965): poet - Nobel prize, playwright
Born in St. Louis, Missouri, in the United States, to a prominent Boston Brahmin family, he moved to England in 1914 at the age of 25, settling, working, and marrying there.

New England

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In the United States, it has been applied to the old, wealthy New England families of British Protestant origin which were 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.

Frank Crowninshield

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Frank Crowninshield (1872–1947): creator and editor of Vanity Fair
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.

Archibald Cary Coolidge

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Archibald Cary Coolidge (1866–1928): educator
His parents were Harvard University Law School graduate Joseph Randolph Coolidge and Julia (née Gardner) Coolidge, both from prominent and wealthy Boston Brahmin families.

Eliot family (America)

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Eliot Family
It is one of the Boston Brahmins, a bourgeois family, whose ancestors had become wealthy and held sway over the American education system.

Albert Cushing Read

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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.

Frederick Bradlee

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Frederick Josiah Bradlee, Jr. (Harvard-1915): on the first All-American football team at Harvard; m. Chevalier Josephine de Gersdorff
Bradlee was born December 20, 1892 on Beacon Street in the Back Bay section of Boston, a member of a "Brahmin" Crowninshield family that had lived in Boston since the 17th century.

The Establishment

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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.
One such group of interconnected elite families is the Boston Brahmins.