Archibald Alexander

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Birthday
17, 1772
Birthplace
Virginia
Death Date
Oct 22, 1851 (79)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
17, 1772
Birthplace
Virginia
Death Date
Oct 22, 1851 (79)

About

American religious leader who was a Presbyterian theologian and served for 9 years as the President of Virginia's Hampden-Sydney College and for 27 years as Princeton Theological Seminary's first principal from 1812 until 1840.

Before Fame

He became a tutor at the age of seventeen and worked with the family of General John Posey, of The Wilderness.

Trivia

He delivered an alumni address at Washington College in 1843 and it became one of his publications.

Family Life

He married Janetta Waddel in 1802 and they had three sons.

Associated With

Like him, Paul Stagg Coakley is a religious leader from Virginia.