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Griffin, Edward Dorr, 1770-1837



  • Existence: 1770 - 1837

Edward Dorr Griffin (6 January 1770 – 8 November 1837) was a Christian minister and an American educator who served as President of Williams College from 1821 to 1836 and served as the first pastor of Park Street Church from 1811 to 1815. Griffin graduated from Yale College in 1790 as the school's first Phi Beta Kappa student. He was licensed in 1792 and began his ministry in New Salem, Massachusetts the next year. In 1795 he was ordained at the Congregational Church in New Hartford, Connecticut. He earned his Doctorate of Divinity from Union College in 1808 and became professor of rhetoric at Andover Theological Seminary the next year.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Daniel Dana letter

Mss 824412
Identifier: Mss 824412
Overview In English.

E.D. Griffin to David McClure, 1815-04-11

McClure MS-1311: David McClure papers
 Folder: 815261, Box: 5
Scope and Contents Personal two-page letter from E.D. Griffin to David McClure.

John Wheelock letter

Mss 809479.1
Identifier: Mss 809479.1
Overview In English.

Rev. E.D Griffin letter

Mss 810451.1
Identifier: Mss 810451.1
Overview In English.