Hickok, Laurens Perseus, Dd, Lld
Hickok, Laurens Perseus, D.D., LL.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born at Bethel, Connecticut, December 29, 1798. He graduated from Union College in 1820, and studied theology with Reverend William Andrews and Bennet Tyler, D.D.; was pastor at Kent, Connecticut, 1824-29; Litchfield, 1829-36; professor of theology, Western Reserve College, 1836-44; Auburn Theological Seminary, 1844- 52; professor of mental and moral philosophy, and vice-president of Union College, 1852-66; president of the same, 1866-68; and thereafter without charge at Amherst, Massachusetts, until his death, May 6, 1888. He was moderator of the Presbyterian General Assembly in 1856, and corporate member of the A.B.C.F.M. from 1848. He wrote Rational Psychology (1848): — System of Moral Science (1853): — Empirical Psychology (1854): — Creator and Creation (1872): — Humanity, Immortal (eod.): — Logic of Reason (1875).