Brown, Samuel Gilman, Dd, Lld
Brown, Samuel Gilman, D.D., LL.D.
a Congregational divine, was born at North Yarmouth, Maine, January 4, 1813. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1831, and from Andover Theological Seminary in 1837; was principal of Ellington (Connecticut) High-school in 1832 and 1833, and of Abbot Academy, Andover, from 1835 to 1838; spent two years thereafter in Europe; became professor at Dartmouth College in 1840, president of Hamilton College in 1867, instructor at Dartmouth College in 1881, at Bowdoin College in 1883, and died, November 4, 1885, at Utica, N.Y. He had been ordained in 1852, but was without charge. He was the author of numerous works of a popular character, chiefly biographies and addresses. See Cong. Year-book, 1886, page 20.