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Clergyman , college president

John Camm, British clergyman, college president. member Government's Council, Virginia.

Background

Camm, John was born in 1718 in England. Son of Thomas Camm.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Trinity College, Cambridge.

Career

Ordained to ministry Anglican Church, Newport Parish, Virginia, 1745. Successful in having Two Penny Acts of 1755 and 1758 disallowed by King in Council, 1759. Professor divinity College William and Mary, 1749-1756, 60-71, president 1771-1777.

Rector Bruton Parish. Commissary of Bishop of London. Member Government's Council, Virginia.

Membership

Member Government's Council, Virginia.

Connections

Married Betsy Hansford, 1769.

father:
Thomas Camm. Camm

spouse:
Betsy Hansford