David Trumbull: A Yankee Reformer in Chile

Upon announcing my upcoming trip to Chile to my mother, she had offhandedly mentioned that my great-great-grandmother and namesake, Anita Trumbull, had lived in Chile as a child. “I think her father was a pastor or something.”

It turns out that he was a little more than that. Due to his contributions to the country, the Chilean national congress had held a moment of silence when Reverend David Trumbull died. “They bestowed Chilean citizenship upon him out of thanks,” says Ricardo Vasquéz, director of the David Trumbull School in Valparaíso.

Click here to read the original post in The Argentina Independent.

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