Jackson, Abner, Dd, Lld
Jackson, Abner, D.D., LL.D.
a Protestant Episcopal clergyman, graduated from Trinity College, Hart ford, Conn., in 1837, and taught there for several years. In 1858 he was made president of Hobart College, Geneva, N.Y., and also held the starting professorship of the evidences of Christianity. In 1867 he removed to Hartford, Connecticut, becoming president of Trinity College, where he was also Hobart professor of ethics and metaphysics, and continued in that position until his death, April 19, 1874, aged sixty-three years. In 1873 he was deputy from his diocese to the General Convention, and was one of the standing committee in 1871. See Prot. Episc. Almanac, 1875, page 144.