John Witherspoon

Presbyterian Minister John Witherspoon

Profession: Presbyterian Minister

Nationality:
United States of America
American
Scotland
Scottish

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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