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Clergyman , educator

Robert Henry, American clergyman, educator.

Background

Henry, Robert was born on December 6, 1792 in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. Son of Peter and Anne (Schwiers) Henry.

Education

Master of Arts, University Edinburgh (Scotland), 1814.

Career

Ordained to ministry Church of Scotland, 1817. Ordained deacon Episcopal Church, 1841, priest, 1842. Professor logic and moral philosophy South Carolina.

College (now University of Southern California), 1818-1834, president pro tem, 1834-1835, professor metaphysics, logic and belles-lettres, 1839, chairman faculty, 1841, president, college, 1842-1845, pro. Greek literature, 1845-1856.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Connors, 1818, 6 children.

father:
Peter Henry

mother:
Anne (Schwiers) Henry

spouse:
Elizabeth Connors