Joseph Smith (Presbyterian minister, born 1796)
|Born||July 15, 1796|
|Parents||Rev. David Smith|
|Relatives||Joseph Smith Grandfather|
|President of Franklin College|
Joseph Smith was a Presbyterian minister, author, and academic.
The grandson of Joseph Smith, the frontier missionary, he graduated from Jefferson College (now Washington & Jefferson College) in 1815 and attended Princeton Theological Seminary from 1817-1818. He was licensed to preach in 1819 and worked as a missionary in Virginia from 1818-1822. He was President of Franklin College in New Athens, Ohio from 1837 to 1838.
- "Smith, Joseph". Biographical and Historical Catalogue of Washington and Jefferson College. Cincinnati, Ohio: Elm Street Printing Company. 1889. p. 23.
- Kiddle, Henry; Alexander Jacob Schem (1883). The Cyclopædia of Education. by E. Steiger & Co.,. p. 322.
|President of Franklin College
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