Milo Parker Jewett
|Milo Parker Jewett|
Jewett circa 1860-1870
|1st President of Vassar College|
|Succeeded by||John Howard Raymond|
|1st President of Judson College|
|Succeeded by||Archibald John Battle|
|Born||27 April 1808
St. Johnsbury, Vermont, US
|Died||June 9, 1882
|Profession||Educator, college president|
Milo Parker Jewett (27 April 1808 – 9 June 1882) was the 1st President of Vassar College from 1861 to 1864.
He was the founder and first president of Judson College in 1838. He conducted the college until 1855. He then established Vassar College with Matthew Vassar where he became the first president in February 1861. After a disagreement with Vassar, he resigned from his office in spring 1864 and in 1867 removed to Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
He died on 9 June 1882 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
- Baptism (1840)
- Education in Europe (1863)
- Relations of Boards of Health and Intemperance (1874)
- The Model Academy (1875)