Giger George Musgrave

Giger George Musgrave, an eminent divine and scholar in the Presbyterian Church, was born is Philadelphia June 6 1822. He graduated with high honor at Nassau Hall in 1841, and studied divinity in the Theological Seminary at Princeton in 1844. "Soon after finishing his colleges course he was chosen tutor in New Jersey College. This position he held till 1846, when he was elected adjunct professor of mathematics. In the following year lea was elected adjunct professor of Greek, and in 1854 professor of the Latin language and literature. He held this chair till 1865 when failing health obliged him to resign. He died in Philadelphia October 11, 1865. Dr. Giger was heartily attached to the interests of the college with which he was so long connected. He bequeathed to it his library, and it is also a residuary legatee to the extent of thirty thousand dollars." He also left legacies to "Clio Hall," ones of the college societies, and to the order of Masons. — Wilson's Presbyterian Historical Almanac, 9:146.

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