John Witherspoon

Presbyterian Minister John Witherspoon Full Name: John Witherspoon

United States of America

Profession: Presbyterian Minister
Why Famous: As president of the College of New Jersey, which is now Princeton University, he trained many leaders of the early nation and was an active clergyman and the only college president to sign the Declaration of Independence.

Born: February 5, 1723
Birthplace: Gifford, East Lothian, Scotland
Star Sign: Aquarius

Died: November 15, 1794 (aged 71)

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