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Name  Humphrey Pickard

Died  February 28, 1890
Born  10 June 1813 (1813-06-10) Fredericton, New Brunswick
Occupation  educator and journalist
Education  Wilbraham Wesleyan Academy, Wesleyan University

Humphrey Pickard (10 June 1813 – 28 February 1890) was a Canadian Methodist minister, educator, and journalist. He was the first president from 1862 to 1869 of Mount Allison Wesleyan College (later known as Mount Allison University).

Born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Pickard attended Wilbraham Wesleyan Academy from 1829 to 1831. He attended one year at Wesleyan University in 1831 before returning to Fredericton to become a businessman. In 1835, he became a Methodist minister and returned to Wesleyan University in 1837 and graduated in 1839.

From 1869 to 1873, Pickard was editor of the Wesleyan, a Methodist newspaper in Halifax. "Wesleyan University conferred a DD on him in 1857."

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