Dutton, Matthew Rice
Dutton, Matthew Rice a Congregational minister, was born at Watertown, Connecticut, June 30, 1783. He graduated at Yale in 1808. In 1810 he was made tutor at Yale; and in 1814 became pastor in Stratford, Connecticut, where he remained until 1821, when he was called to Yale College as professor of mathematics and natural philosophy. He entered on his duties with great vigor; but his health soon failed, and he died in July 1825. — Sprague, Annals, 2:592.