Martin, Benjamin N, Dd
Martin, Benjamin N., D.D.
a Presbyterian minister and educator, was born at Mr. Holly, N.J., October 20, 1816. He graduated from Yale College in 1837, and from Yale Divinity School in 1840. After serving the Congregational Church in Hadley for five years, he was installed pastor of the Fourth Presbyterian Church in Albany, N.Y. In 1852 he was appointed professor of logic, intellectual and moral philosophy, in the University of New York city, which position he held until his death, December 26, 1883. Among the clergy and literary circles professor Martin enjoyed a large acquaintance. He was very popular among the students, and gave up his whole time to the university. He contributed largely to many religious journals, and was the author of several books. One of his many lectures was delivered before the Yale Theological School, entitled The Theology of the Doctrine of the Forces. See N.Y. Observer, January 3, 1884; Cong. Year-book, 1884, page 30. (W.P.S.)