Dewar, Daniel, Lld
Dewar, Daniel, LL.D.
a Scotch-clergyman, a native of Glen-Dochart, was educated at an Independent college in England; licensed by the presbytery of Mull in November, 1812; ordained missionary at Strontian, September 24, 1813; elected minister at Greyfriars' Church, Aberdeen, July 13, 1814; admitted to the professorship of moral philosophy in King's College, June 4, 1817, which he held in conjunction with the living of Greyfriars; promoted to Tron Church, Glasgow, in 1819; made principal of the university and Marischal College, Aberdeen, and resigned his charge in November, 1832. He died at Over-Durdie, May 28,1867, in his eightieth year. See Fasti Eccles. Scoticanae 2:12; 3:476.