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Clergyman , college president

Myles Cooper, British clergyman, college president.

Background

Cooper, Myles was born in 1737 in England. Son of William and Elizabeth Cooper.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Queen’s College, Oxford (England) University, 1756, Master of Arts, 1760. Doctor of Laws, Oxford, 1768.

Career

Ordained to ministry Anglican Church, 1761. Came to American, 1762. Professor moral philosophy, fellow King’s College (now Columbia), New York, 1762, president 1763-1775, fled to England because his Loyalist sentiments endangered life.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Poems on Several Occasions, 1761. The American Querist, 1774.

Connections

father:
William Cooper

mother:
Elizabeth Cooper