Hedge, Levi, Lld
Hedge, Levi, LL.D.
a professor in Harvard University, was born in 1777 at Hardwick, Mass. He graduated at Harvard University in 1792. "His whole life, from his childhood, may be said to have been connected with the University. In 1795 he was appointed tutor, and subsequently received the appointment of permanent tutor; in 1810 he was made college professor of logic and metaphysics; and in 1827 he was transferred to the Alford professorship of natural religion, moral philosophy, and civil polity. In 1830 he was compelled by an attack of paralysis to resign his position. He died Jan. 3, 1844. He is remembered by many pupils as a faithful instructor and kind friend." He published a" System of Logic" (1818, 18mo), which passed through several editions, and has been translated into German. He was the father of Dr. F. H. Hedge, an eminent Unitarian minister. Christian Examiner, 36, 299.