Newman, Samuel P
Newman, Samuel P.
an American educator and rhetorician, was born at Andover, Mass., in 1796, and was educated at Bowdoin College, where he graduated in 1816. In 1824 he was made a professor of rhetoric and oratory in his alma mater, and he held that position until 1839. He then became principal of the State Normal School in Mississippi, and died while in the discharge of the duties of that office at Barre. Mo. Feb. 10, 1842. He published a Rhetoric, a treatise on Political Economy, and a series of Southern Eclectic Readers.