Herrick Johnson

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Herrick Johnson
Herrick Johnson.jpg
Born (1832-09-21)September 21, 1832
Auriesville, New York, U.S.
Died November 20, 1913(1913-11-20) (aged 81)
Occupation Clergyman
Author

Herrick Johnson (September 21, 1832 – November 20, 1913) was a leading American Presbyterian clergyman and author.

Born in Auriesville, New York, Johnson graduated from Hamilton College in 1857 and from the Auburn Theological Seminary in 1860.[1] On September 6, 1860, he married Katherine Spencer Hardenburg.[2] After ministering in churches in Troy, New York, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Chicago, Illinois, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,[1] he returned to Auburn Theological Seminary to teach, also teaching at McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago.[1] In 1882 he was elected Moderator of the Presbyterian General Assembly.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Noted Theologian Dead, New York Times (November 21, 1913)
  2. ^ Charles Edward Robinson, Herrick Johnson, An Appreciative Memoir (1914).
Religious titles
Preceded by
The Rev. Henry Darling
Moderator of the 94th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America
1882–1883
Succeeded by
The Rev. Edwin Francis Hatfield