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Clergyman , college president

John Henry Livingston, American clergyman, college president.

Background

Livingston, John Henry was born on May 30, 1746 in near Poughkeepsie, New York, United States. Son of Henry and Susanna (Conklin) Livingston.

Education

Graduated from Yale, 1762, U. Utrecht, 1770.

Career

Theology General Synod of Dutch Reformed Church, 1784-1825, thus establishing 1st theological seminary in the United States. Largely responsible for resolving conflict over sovereignty between American and Dutch factions in Reformed Church. President Queen’s College (now Rutgers University), 1810-1825.

Author: Oratio Inauguralis de Veritate Religionis Christianae, 1785. The Glory of the Redeemer, 1799. A Funeral Service, or Meditations Adopted to Funeral Addresses, 1812.

A Dissertation on the Marriage of a Man with His Sister-in-Law, 1816.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Oratio Inauguralis de Veritate Religionis Christianae, 1785. The Glory of the Redeemer, 1799. A Funeral Service, or Meditations Adopted to Funeral Addresses, 1812.

      A Dissertation on the Marriage of a Man with His Sister-in-Law, 1816.

Connections

Married Sarah Livingstone, November 26, 1775, 1 child.

father:
Henry Livingston

mother:
Susanna (Conklin) Livingston

spouse:
Sarah Livingstone