John Witherspoon

Presbyterian Minister John Witherspoon Full Name: John Witherspoon


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
Star Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gifford, East Lothian, Scotland

Died: November 15, 1794 (aged 71)

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