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Name: Caleb Mills                                                                 
Born: 29, July 1806, Dunbarton, N.H.                                             
Died: 1879                                                                       
Caleb Mills (1806-1879) was an American educator and the first principal of       
Wabash College. He helped to construct the public education system of Indiana.   
Mills graduated from Dartmouth College and completed his theological training at 
Andover Theological Seminary in 1833.  Following his marriage to Sarah  Marshall 
in September 1833, the couple  headed west to Crawfordsville, Ind.,  where Mills 
had accepted the position  of principal and first  teacher at the newly  founded 
Wabash College.                                                                   
He died at home on the Wabash campus.