John Breckenridge Edit Profile
Graduated from College of New Jersey (now Princeton), 1818, attended Princeton Theological Seminary, 1820-1821.
Chaplain, United States Congress, 1822-1823. Ordained by Presbytery of West Lexington (Kentucky), 1823. Secretary, general agent Board Education of Presbyterian Church, 1831.
Professor pastoral theology Princeton Theological Seminary, 1836-1838. Secretary, general agent American Board Foreign Missions, 1838-1840. President Oglethorpe (Georgia) U., 1841.
Noted for controversialist religious debates with Review John Hughes (archbishop of New York).
Married Margaret Miller, January 1823. Married second, Mary Babcock, 1840.