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Clergyman , college president

Charles Nisbet, British clergyman, college president.

Background

Nisbet, Charles was born on January 21, 1736 in Haddington, Scotland. Son of William Nisbet.

Education

Graduated from the University Edinburgh (Scotland), 1754, graduate Theological Course, 1760. Doctor of Divinity, College of New Jersey (now Princeton), 1783.

Career

Ordained, became pastor, Montrose (Scotland), 1764. Came to American, 1785. 1st president Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1785-1804.

Co-pastor Presbyterian Church, Carlisle.

Connections

Married Anne Tweedie, 1766.

father:
William Nisbet. Nisbet

spouse:
Anne Tweedie