Martin Brewer Anderson
|Martin Brewer Anderson|
|First president of the University of Rochester|
|Term||1889 – 1896|
|Successor||David Jayne Hill|
February 12, 1815|
|Died||February 26, 1890
Lake Helen, Florida
|Alma mater||Colby College|
Anderson was born February 12, 1815 in Brunswick, Maine. He graduated from Waterville College in 1840 and then attended Newton Theological Institution in Newton, Massachusetts. He taught at Waterville College and edited the Baptist weekly New York Recorder. He died February 26, 1890 in Lake Helen, Florida and is buried in the University of Rochester plot at Mount Hope Cemetery in Rochester.
President of the University of Rochester
He served in the position from 1853 to 1888. His initial salary was $1,800 per year.
|President of the University of Rochester
1853 – 1888
David Jayne Hill