Samuel Johnson

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1696 – 1772

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Who was Samuel Johnson?

The Reverend Doctor Samuel Johnson was a clergyman, educator, and philosopher in colonial British North America. He was a major proponent of both Anglicanism and the philosophy of George Berkeley in the colonies, founded and served as the first president of the Anglican King's College, and was a key figure of the American Enlightenment.

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Born
Oct 14, 1696
Guilford
Education
  • Yale University
Employment
  • Columbia University
Died
Jan 6, 1772
Stratford

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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