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Clergyman , college president

Nathan Lord, American clergyman, college president.

Background

Lord, Nathan was born on November 28, 1792 in South Berwick, Maine, United States. Son of John and Mehitabel (Perkins) Lord.

Education

Graduate Bowdoin, 1809, honorary Doctor of Divinity, 1828. Graduate Andover Theological Seminary, 1815. L.L. D. (honorary), Dartmouth, 1864.

Career

Ordained Pastor Congressional Church, Amherst, N.H., 1816, pastor, 1816-1828. Trustee Dartmouth College, 1821-1828, president, 1828-1863, left office because of his pro-slavery views, published as A True Picture of Abolition, 1863. Author: Letter to Review Daniel Dana Doctor of Divinity on Parks’ “Theology of New England,” 1852.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Letter to Review Daniel Dana Doctor of Divinity on Parks’ “Theology of New England,” 1852.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Leland, July 24, 1816.

father:
John Lord

mother:
Mehitabel (Perkins) Lord

spouse:
Elizabeth Leland