Yale and its Madras connection | St. Mary’s Church, Chennai

June 1, 2020

What connects Yale University in Connecticut with St. Mary's Church in Chennai, India?  Here's an interesting story from history... Yale University is named after Elihu Yale, a Governor of Madras, India. But his professional and private lives were scandalous and he was eventually removed from the Governorship for his illegal trading. So why was Yale university named after him?

You can read more about the Yale controversy in this blog.

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