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Clergyman , college president

Zephaniah Swift Moore, American clergyman, college president.

Background

Moore, Zephaniah Swift was born on November 20, 1770 in Palmer, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Judah and Mary (Swift) Moore.

Education

Graduate Dartmouth, 1793, Doctor of Divinity, 1815.

Career

Church, Leicester, Massachusetts, 1797-1811. Trustee Leicester Academy, principal preceptor, 1806-1807. Professor learned langs.

(Latin, Greek, Hebrew) Dartmouth, 1811-1815. President Williams College, 1815. 1st president Amherst (Massachusetts) College, May 8, 1821.

Connections

Married Phoebe Drury, February 21, 1799.

father:
Judah Moore

mother:
Mary (Swift) Moore

spouse:
Phoebe Drury