Heman Humphrey Edit Profile
He graduated from Yale University with an A.M. in 1805.
Humphrey was a 19th-century American author and clergyman who served as 2nd president of Amherst College for 22 years. He was ordained a Congregational minister on March 16, 1807. He pastored in Fairfield, Conn., 1807-1817, and Pittsfield, Mass., 1817-1823.
Humphrey was influential in the nineteenth-century temperance movement and typical of the early proponents of prohibition. (Hugins, Walter (ed), The Reform Impulse, 1825–1850). Columbia, SC 1972. He was the father of U.S. Representative James Humphrey.
Married Sophia Porter, April.