Joseph Stockton

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Joseph A. Stockton
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Joseph A. Stockton was a prominent Presbyterian minister in Western Pennsylvania. He founded Meadville Academy, which later became Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania.[1] He was also President of University of Pittsburgh.[1]

He attended Jefferson College in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania and was tutored by John McMillan.[1] He was an early member of the Philo Literary Society.[2]

He worked for a time as an assistant tutor at Jefferson College.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Parke, John E. (1886). "Rev. Joseph Stockton, A.M.". Recollections of seventy years and historical gleanings of Allegheny, Pennsylvania. Rand, Avery & Company. pp. 258–262.
  2. ^ Smith, Joseph (1857). History of Jefferson College: Including an Account of the Early Log Cabin Schools, and the Canonsburg Academy. Pittsburgh: J.T. Shryock. p. 40.
  3. ^ Smith, Joseph (1857). History of Jefferson College: Including an Account of the Early Log Cabin Schools, and the Canonsburg Academy. Pittsburgh: J.T. Shryock. p. 38.