[guh-mey-lee-uhl, -meyl-yuhl]
Gamaliel. 1 In the Bible, Manassite chief. 2 In the New Testament, president of the Sanhedrin at Jerusalem; teacher of St. Paul. He was also known as Gamaliel I, or Gamaliel the Elder. Grandson and disciple of the famous scholar Hillel, he advocated leniency toward Christians. 3 Grandson of Gamaliel I; fl. A.D. 80. Also known as Gamaliel II, he helped consolidate Judaism after the Jewish war (A.D. 66-70).
Bradford, Gamaliel, 1863-1932, American biographer, b. Boston. After many unsuccessful years as a writer, he achieved literary fame as a biographer with his Lee, the American (1912). He perfected the method of writing "psychographs," or short portraits of historical figures. His works in this area include Confederate Portraits (1914), Union Portraits (1916), and Damaged Souls (1923).

See his autobiographical Life and I (1928) and his journal (1933) and letters (1934), both edited by V. W. Brooks.

Bailey, Gamaliel, 1807-59, American abolitionist editor, b. Mt. Holly, N.J. In 1837 he succeeded James Birney as editor and publisher of the Philanthropist at Cincinnati. Three times his office was attacked by proslavery mobs, and once the entire establishment was destroyed. From 1847 until his death Bailey ably edited the influential National Era, an abolitionist weekly published in Washington, D.C. Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin first appeared in that journal.
Gamaliel is a city in Monroe County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 439 at the 2000 census.


Gamaliel is located at (36.639956, -85.793372).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.2 km²), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 439 people, 196 households, and 129 families residing in the city. The population density was 520.4 people per square mile (201.8/km²). There were 213 housing units at an average density of 252.5/sq mi (97.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.95% White, 0.46% Native American, 1.37% from other races, and 0.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.59% of the population.

There were 196 households out of which 26.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.1% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.7% were non-families. 32.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.79.

In the city the population was spread out with 21.4% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 26.0% from 45 to 64, and 20.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 86.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $23,833, and the median income for a family was $29,000. Males had a median income of $22,167 versus $16,083 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,940. About 11.2% of families and 12.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.8% of those under age 18 and 12.5% of those age 65 or over.


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