Aged: 76.8 years
Nathan Lord, the son of the Hon. John and Mehitabel (Perkins) Lord, was born at South Berwick, Me, Nov. 28, 1792. He graduated at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Me, in 1809; taught at Exeter Academy; studied divinity at Andover Theo. Seminary, MA, graduating in 1815; was ordained a colleague pastor of the Cong. Church at Amherst, May 22, 1816; dismissed Sept. 22, 1828; was inaugurated the sixth President of Dartmouth, Oct. 29, 1828, and resigned the office at the College commencement in 1863, after holding it nearly 35 years.
Throughout this long period, this eminent divine maintained a proud position in the discharge of the arduous duties of his elevated station. Students flocked to the institution in great... Read More