Eliot, Andrew, Dd

Eliot, Andrew, D.D.

a Congregational minister, was born in Boston December 25, 1719 (O.S.), and graduated at Harvard College in 1737. In 1742 he was ordained pastor (as colleague with Mr. Webb) of the New North Church in Boston, in which service he remained until his death. In 1757 he was made D.D. by the University of Edinburgh. In 1773 he was elected president of Harvard College, but declined to leave his pastoral work. He died September 13, 1778. Besides occasional sermons, he published a volume of Discourses (1774). — Sprague, Annals, 1:417.

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