Samuel Johnson Edit Profile
Graduate Collegiate School (now Yale), 1714. Master of Arts (honorary), Oxford (England) University, 1723, honorary Doctor of Divinity, 1743. Master of Arts (honorary,) Cambridge (England) University, 1723.
Ordained pastor Congressional Church, West Haven, Connecticut, 1720. Missionary for Society Propagation of the Gospel, Stratford, Connecticut. Ordained priest Protestant Episcopal Church, 1723.
1st president King’s College (now Columbia), 1754-1763. Author: Ethics, Elementa, or the First Principles of Moral Philosophy, 1746, reprinted with new section Elementa Philosophica, 1752.
Married Charity (Floyd) Nicoll, September 26, 1725. Married second, Mistress.