ezra cornell :
- n United States businessman who unified the telegraph system in the United States and who in 1865 (with Andrew D. White) founded Cornell University (1807-1874)
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- Cornell History: Ezra’s statue unveiled
The statue of Ezra Cornell is unveiled on the Arts Quad as part of the university’s 50th anniversary. Mary Cornell, the founder’s daughter, did the honors. The statue was the work of Hermon Atkins McNeil, an instructor in industrial art at Cornell 1886-89.
July 3, 2013 - Cornell News Service