Doak, Archibald Alexander, Dd
Doak, Archibald Alexander, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born in Washington County, Tennessee, July 13, 1815. He graduated from Washington College, Tenn., in 1833, and from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1835; was ordained by the Holston Presbytery in 1839; in 1841 became professor in Washington College; and in 1856 professor of ancient languages in East Tennessee University. His health declined in 1861, and he retired to private life in Clarksville, where he died, May 26, 1866. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1867, page 429.