Gotthilf Henry Ernest Mühlenberg Edit Profile
Attended U. Halle (Germany). Master of Arts (honorary), University Pennsylvania, 1780. Doctor of Divinity, Princeton, 1787.
Ordained to ministry Lutheran Church, 1770. Pastor, Philadelphia, 1774-1779, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1779-1815. Secretary or president at various times of Ministerium of Pennsylvania.
1st president Franklin College 1787. Studied botany independently and contributed descriptions of over 100 species and varieties flora. Author: Index Flora Lancastriense.
Co-author: English-German and German-English Dictionary, 2 vols., 1812.
Married Mary Hall, July 26, 1774.