|Birth||10 JUL 1783|
|Org.||1822-1828||Hanover, Dartmouth College, President|
|Death||14 MAY 1858|
Bennet Tyler, the son of James and Anne (Hungerford) Tyler, was born at Middlebury, Ct, July 6, 1783, and died at East Windsor, Ct, May 14, 1858. He graduated at Yale College in 1804; studied divinity with the Rev. Asahel Hooker, A. M. of Goshen, Ct; was ordained pastor of the Cong. Church at South Britain, Ct, June 1, 1808, and was dismissed in 1822 to become the fifth President of Dartmouth, a situation enjoyed by him fi'om 1822 to 1828.
He was next installed pastor of the Cong. Church at Portland, Me, in Sept. 1828; was dismissed thence to be inducted President and Professor of Didactick Theology at East Windsor Theo. Seminary in Ct, May 13, 1834, a position held by him for twenty-three years,... Read More
|Birth||19 MAY 1786|
|Death||25 MAY 1858|