Calvin Ellis Stowe

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Birthday
6, 1802
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Aug 22, 1886 (84)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
6, 1802
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Aug 22, 1886 (84)

About

A religious scholar and author, he published his 'Introduction to the Criticism and Interpretation of the Bible' in 1835. He is perhaps most famous as the husband of Uncle Tom's Cabin author, Harriet Beecher Stowe.

Before Fame

He graduated from Bowdoin College in 1824 and subsequently attended the Andover Theological Seminary. In 1829, he began working as an editor for The Boston Recorder.

Trivia

As a young man, he taught himself Latin while working as an apprentice at a paper mill.

Family Life

His wife, Harriet Beecher Stowe, was the daughter of the president of Lane Theological Seminary. The couple married in 1836 and became parents to seven children.

Associated With

His wife's famous work, Uncle Tom's Cabin, inspired the literary work of author Saul Bellow.