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Clergyman , college president

Laurens Perseus Hickok, American clergyman, college president.

Background

Hickok, Laurens Perseus was born on December 29, 1798 in Bethel, Connecticut, United States. Son of Ebenezer and Polly (Benedict) Hickok.

Education

Graduate Union College, 1820.

Career

Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1823. Professor Christian theology Western Reserve College, 1836-1844, Auburn Theological Seminary, 1844-1852. Vice president Union College, Schenectady, New York, 1852-1866, professor mental and moral philosophy, 1852-1868, president, 1866-1868.

Moderator Presbyterian General Assembly, 1856. Author: Rational Psychology, 1849. System of Moral Science, 1853.

Rational Cosmology, 1858. Creator and Creation, 1872. Rational Logic, 1875.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Rational Psychology, 1849. System of Moral Science, 1853. Rational Cosmology, 1858.

      Creator and Creation, 1872. Rational Logic, 1875.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Taylor, October 9, 1822.

father:
Ebenezer Hickok

mother:
Polly (Benedict) Hickok

spouse:
Elizabeth Taylor