Bushnell, Jackson Jones

Bushnell, Jackson Jones a Congregational minister, was born in Old Saybrook, Conn., Feb. 19,1815. He graduated from Yale College in 1841, and entered Andover Theological Seminary in December, 1841; but, after a few months there, became a tutor in Western Reserve College, Ohio. After a tutorship of two years, during the latter of which he was licensed to preach, he was appointed financial agent of the college, and served in that relation, and as an agent of the Western College Society, until April, 1848. He was then appointed professor of mathematics and natural philosophy in Beloit College, Wis., and entered on his office as the pioneer instructor of the new institution. In 1858 he resigned, and devoted himself to business in Beloit; but in 1863 was reappointed, and continued in office until his death, March 8, 1873. See. Obituary Record of Yale College, 1873.

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