Wotherspoon/[Witherspoon], John

Education

D.D. 26.6.1764.

Birth/childhood

Born 5.2.1723 eldest son of James Wotherspoon, minister at Yester and Ann Wilkie.

Career

Studied at Edinburgh University.

Licensed by Haddington presbytery 1743.

Minister Beith 1745-1757. Paisley, St George’s 1757-1768 (demitted). President, Princeton College, New Jersey 1768 - 6.11.1794 (died).

Publications

Signatory of the Declaration of Independence.

Death

[Died 6.11.1794.]

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