Doak, Samuel, Dd
Doak, Samuel, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born in August 1749, of Irish extraction. He graduated from the College of New Jersey in 1775; was licensed to preach by the Hanover Presbytery, October 31, 1777; in 1785 established Martin Academy (which in 1795 became Washington College), and continued to act as its president until 1818. He died December 12, 1830. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 3:394.