< Return to Famous Unitarians
The Religious Affiliation of
William Ellery Channing
leading apostle of Unitarianism
From: Robert G. Ferris (editor), Signers of the Declaration: Historic Places Commemorating the Signing of the Declaration of Independence, published by the United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service: Washington, D.C. (revised edition 1975), pages 51-52:
One of a small group of lesser known signers [of the Declaration of Independence] whose achievements were comparatively modest, William Ellery gained little fame beyond his hometown... among his grandchildren were William Ellery Channing, influential theologian and apostle of Unitarianism, and Richard Henry Dana, Sr., noted poet and essayist.
Webpage created 12 November 2005. Last modified 22 November 2005.
We are always striving to increase the accuracy and usefulness of our website. We are happy to hear from you. Please submit questions, suggestions, comments, corrections, etc. to: email@example.com.