Lost visions of Universalists: glorious whiskers

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I clearly need to let my facial hair grow out, and find some wax. Even today's overwrought hipsters have nothing on these Universalists of yore.

Philo E. Thayer, brushmaker of Pawtucket, R. I.
Philo E. Thayer, brushmaker of Pawtucket, R. I.

Details here, in a 1896 book about the Ocean State's leading men. Search for "Universalist" to find other laymen, though none has a moustache as profound as Thayer. Woonsocket homeopath Robert G. Reed comes close.

Universalist minister Francis  A. Gray
Universalist minister Francis A. Gray

Installed at the All Souls Universalist church in Worcester, Mass. in 1889; details here.

John C. Fox, dairyman, Dracut, Mass. (1908)
John C. Fox, dairyman, Dracut, Mass. (1908)

His bio, here, left column.

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