• Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oliver_Wendell_Holmes,_Sr. Oliver Wendell Holmes (/ h oʊ m z /; August 29, 1809 – October 7, 1894) was an American physician, poet, and polymath based in Boston. A member of the Fireside Poets, he was acclaimed by his peers as one of the best writers of the day.His most famous prose works are the "Breakfast-Table" series, which began with The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table (1858).
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oliver_Wendell_Holmes,_Jr. Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (March 8, 1841 – March 6, 1935) was an American jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1902 to 1932, and as Acting Chief Justice of the United States in January–February 1930. Noted for his long service, concise and pithy opinions, and deference to the decisions of elected legislatures, he is one of the most widely ...
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes | American physician and writer ...

    www.britannica.com/biography/Oliver-Wendell-Holmes Oliver Wendell Holmes, American physician, poet, and humorist notable for his medical research and teaching, and as the author of the “Breakfast-Table” series of essays. Holmes read law at Harvard University before deciding on a medical career; and, following studies at Harvard and in Paris, he
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. | Poetry Foundation

    www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/oliver-wendell-holmes Writer, doctor, and educator Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, earned a BA at Harvard University in 1829 and an MD from Harvard Medical School in 1836. He was part of a group of New England-based writers called the Fireside Poets, which included William Cullen Bryant, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, James Russell Lowell, and John Greenleaf Whittier.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes Biography - life, family, childhood ...

    www.notablebiographies.com/He-Ho/Holmes-Oliver-Wendell.html Oliver Wendell Holmes was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on August 29, 1809, to a well-established New England family. His father, Abiel Holmes, was a reverend in the First Congregational Church. His mother, Sarah Wendell, daughter of a Boston merchant, came from a long line of Dutch ancestors who settled in New England. ...
  • 75 Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Quotes - Inspirational ...

    www.brainyquote.com/authors/oliver-wendell-holmes-sr-quotes Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Comfort Rough Worse Sounds Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness, of hatred, of jealousy, and, most easily of all, the gate of fear.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes (1841-1935) - Find A Grave Memorial

    www.findagrave.com/memorial/494/oliver-wendell-holmes United States Supreme Court Associate Justice. He is considered one of the giants of American law. Born in Boston, Massachusetts into an affluent and literary family, his father, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., was a prominent physician, a professor of medicine at Harvard University, and an author of novels, verse, and...
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. - New Netherland Institute

    www.newnetherlandinstitute.org/history-and-heritage/.../oliver-wendell-holmes-sr Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on August 29, 1809. He was the first son of Abiel Holmes [1763-1837] who was a minister of the First Congregational Church, and an avid historian. Holmes’ mother was Sarah Wendell, the daughter of a judge. On June 15, 1840, Holmes married Amelia Lee Jackson.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. - New World Encyclopedia

    www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Oliver_Wendell_Holmes,_Sr. Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., (August 29, 1809 – October 7, 1894) was a physician by profession but achieved fame as a writer; he was one of the best regarded American poets of the nineteenth century. Holmes was a member of the Fireside Poets, a group of American poets that were among the first to rival their British counterparts.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. Quotes (Author of Autocrat of ...

    www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/1203736.Oliver_Wendell_Holmes_Sr_ 80 quotes from Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.: 'A man's mind is stretched by a new idea or sensation, and never shrinks back to its former dimensions.', 'Don't flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become.