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Clergyman , college president

Daniel Clarke Sanders, American clergyman, college president. member Massachusetts House of Representatives from Medfield district, 1833-1836.

Background

Sanders, Daniel Clarke was born on May 3, 1768 in Sturbridge, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Michael and Azubah (Clarke) Sanders.

Education

Graduated from Harvard, 1788, honorary Doctor of Divinity, 1809.

Career

Ordained to ministry Congregational Church, 1794. Conducted private school, Burlington, Vermont, 1799-1800. Secretary corporation U. Vermont, 1791, trustee, U. Vermont, 1800, 1st president, 1801, supervised part of construction of first building, dismissed when trustees suspended instruction, 1814.

Pastor, Burlington, 1799-1807, 1st Congressional Church, Medfield, Massachusetts, 1815-1829. Delegate Massachusetts Constitutional Convention, 1820-1821. Member Massachusetts House of Representatives from Medfield district, 1833-1836.

Published numerous sermons, including A Sermon, Preached in Medfield … Near the 166th Anniversary of the Incorporation of the Town (1st history sketch of Medfield), 1817. Author: A History of the Indian Wars with the First Settlers of the United States, Particularly in New England, 1812.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: A History of the Indian Wars with the First Settlers of the United States, Particularly in New England, 1812.

Membership

Member Massachusetts House of Representatives from Medfield district, 1833-1836.

Connections

Married Nancy Fitch, 1792, 8 children.

father:
Michael Sanders

mother:
Azubah (Clarke) Sanders

spouse:
Nancy Fitch