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List of Principals

With their years and location of service

Source: Ministerial Directory of Presbyterian Churches -1898

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List of Principals
FirstLastServiceOther RoleStateCountyPlaceSrc
W. R. 1878-1890NCMecklenburg CoCharlotte, Female Institute
James H. 1887-1893VAMontgomery CoChristiansburg, Montgomery Female College
Louis Green 1865-1866KYFayette CoLexington
William Smith 1880-1884GARichmond CoAugusta, Girls High School
Isaac Oliver 1871-1872NYLivingston CoMt Morris, Mt Morris Academy
J. McClusky 1866-1866WVKanawha CoCharleston, Charleston Institute
James Shields 1858-1865PAButler CoButler, Witherspoon Institute
William F. 1884-1888PAWashington CoCanonsburg, Canonsburg Academy
James F. 1850-1858MOJackson CoIndependence, Female Academy
Andrew Hervey 1868-1874PAErie CoErie, Erie Academy
Harrison 1889-1890IAAdams CoCorning, Corning Academy
David Andrew 1891-1895TNScott CoHuntsville, Huntsville Academy
Frank Herbert 1890-1892NYOtsego CoWorcester, Union School
Nelson M. 1886-1888NDStutsman CoJamestown, Jamestown College
Robert Oakes 1878-1875MOAndrew CoSavannah, High School
George Rugg 1871-1872NYSaratoga CoSaratoga Springs, High School
George Rugg 1883-1886NYCayuga CoAuburn, High School
William Cowper 1852MAMiddlesex CoGroton, Groton Academy
Charles F. 1874-1889NYSaratoga CoSaratoga Springs
Richard 1861-1862MOSt Louis CitySt Louis, High School
Richard 1864-1857MAEssex CoSalem, State Normal School
William Henry 1873-1875DESussex CoGeorgetown, Georgetown Academy
Thompson R. 1878-1898PAIndiana CoBlairsville, Blairsville Seminary
Leonldas Edward 1897NCCumberland CoFayetteville, State Normal School
William P. F. 1891-1892NYOneida CoUtica, Utica Academy
Calvin H. 1897SDBon Homme CoScotland, Scotland Academy
William S. 1896WVHampshire CoRomney, Potomac Academy
Henry Martyn 1875-1876ILKankakee CoKankakee, High School
Thomas Madison 1875-1876KYCrittenden CoMarion, Marion Academy
M. B. W. 1897TNMcNairy CoBethel Springs, High School
Zebulon Butler 1898MSCopiah CoWesson, Collegiate Institute
John Purcell 1875-1880WIRock CoJanesville, Janesville Academy
David 1850-1851PAButler CoButler, Witherspoon Institute
Jesse Wells 1862-1866OHCarroll CoNew Hagerstown, New Hagerstown Academy
Jesse Wells 1870-1872PAButler CoButler, Witherspoon Institute
Henry Addison 1877-1880NYOrange CoFlorida
S. Edward 1888-1889TNScott CoHuntsville, Huntsville Academy
Andrew Jackson 1885-1887PAMontgomery CoPennsburg, Perkiomen Seminary
James Potter 1865-1867INCass CoLogansport, Logansport Academy
James Rowland 1865-1867PAIndiana CoBlairsville, Blairsville Seminary
Henry Thomas 1867-1868MESagadahoc CoBath
Daniel Bull 1889-1890WIRock CoJanesville, Janesville Academy
Theodore Frelinghuysen 1864-1866AssistantNYRensselaer CoTroy, Troy Academy
Samuel I. 1876-1878IADallas CoPerry, High School
Henry Clay 1877-1879NCGuilford CoGreensboro, Bennett Seminary
Henry Clay 1879-1881NCFranklin CoFranklinton, Albion Academy
Samuel Lanty 1885-1889IAAdams CoCorning, Corning Academy
John 1884-1888TXWilliamson CoTaylor
Walter Blake 1896-1897SCCharleston CoCharleston, Wallingford Academy
Ezra F. 1864-1866NYWestchester CoNorth Salem, North Salem Academy
Jonathan 1851-1857NJSussex CoNewton, Newton Academy
George Crumbaugh 1877-1885KYGrant CoWilliamstown, High School
George Crumbaugh 1885-1892KYSpencer CoTaylorsville, Spencer Institute
William Otterbein 1876-1878PALancaster CoChestnut Level, Chestnut Level Academy
Joseph Littleton 1877-1885DENew Castle CoNewark, Newark Academy
James Ross 1853-1855PALancaster CoChestnut Level, Chestnut Level Academy
Melville McElvaine 1889-1891TNScott CoHuntsville, Huntsville Academy
William Bradshaw 1864-1866NYAllegany CoWellsville
John Thomas 1894-1895KYHarlan CoHarlan, Harlan Academy
Alfred C. 1883-1889NYKings CoBrooklyn, Berkeley Institute
Harvey R. 1870-1877NYColumbia CoHudson, Hudson Academy
Walter 1889-1896CTHartford CoConnecticut Literary Institute
Horatio Watson 1858-1862INCass CoLogansport, Logansport Academy
Frank C. 1887-1888NYBroome CoWhitney Point, Whitney Point Academy
Charles K. 1885-1887OHErie CoHuron, High School
Julius 1865-1875MOWashington CoIrondale
William Bell 1859-1860NYWestchester CoPeekskill
James Doak 1867-1868TNSullivan CoBristol, High School
Robert E. 1896PAPhiladelphia CoPhiladelphia
William 1872-1877PAPhiladelphia CoGermantown, Germantown Academy
Joseph 1866-1877PABlair CoHollidaysburg, Hollidaysburg Seminary
John Dunlap 1838-1840ALMadison CoHuntsville
Matthew M. 1882-1886INMontgomery CoCrawfordsville
James Wallace 1883OHJefferson CoSteubenville, Female Seminary
Paul Patterson 1885-1886ALBarbour CoClayton, High School

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11PrincipalsCA, Alameda Co, Berkeley
1PrincipalsCT, Litchfield Co, Watertown, Taft School
1PrincipalsIL, Bureau Co, La Moille, High School
4PrincipalsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Frances E. Willard School
6PrincipalsIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Hyde Park High School
4PrincipalsIL, Grundy Co, Morris, High School
1PrincipalsIL, Knox Co, Knoxville, St Marys School
2PrincipalsKS, Butler Co, El Dorado
1PrincipalsMA, Middlesex Co, West Newton, Fessenden School
8PrincipalsMI, Wayne Co, Detroit, Eastern High School
3PrincipalsMN, Rice Co, Faribault, Shattuck School
1PrincipalsNC, Granville Co, Oxford
2PrincipalsNJ, Morris Co, Morristown, Morris Academy
2PrincipalsNJ, Union Co, Summit
11PrincipalsNM, Bernalillo Co, Albuquerque
2PrincipalsNM, Bernalillo Co, Albuquerque, Albuquerque Academy
1PrincipalsNM, Bernalillo Co, Chilili
1PrincipalsNM, Catron Co, Mogollon
1PrincipalsNM, Chaves Co, Elkins
1PrincipalsNM, Chaves Co, Greenfield
5PrincipalsNM, Chaves Co, Roswell
1PrincipalsNM, Chaves Co, Roswell, Central School
1PrincipalsNM, Chaves Co, Roswell, Pauley School
1PrincipalsNM, Cibola Co, Cubero
1PrincipalsNM, Colfax Co, Bell
1PrincipalsNM, Colfax Co, Dawson
1PrincipalsNM, Colfax Co, French
1PrincipalsNM, Colfax Co, Koehler
1PrincipalsNM, Colfax Co, Maxwell
1PrincipalsNM, Colfax Co, Miami
2PrincipalsNM, Colfax Co, Raton
2PrincipalsNM, Colfax Co, Raton, Colfax Co High School
2PrincipalsNM, Colfax Co, Raton, High School
1PrincipalsNM, Colfax Co, Van Houten
1PrincipalsNM, Curry Co, Clovis
1PrincipalsNM, Curry Co, Melrose
3PrincipalsNM, Curry Co, Texico
1PrincipalsNM, De Baca Co, Fort Sumner
1PrincipalsNM, De Baca Co, Taiban
1PrincipalsNM, Dona Ana Co
1PrincipalsNM, Doña Ana Co, Anthony
1PrincipalsNM, Dona Ana Co, La Mesa
1PrincipalsNM, Dona Ana Co, Las Cruces, New Mexico State University
1PrincipalsNM, Doña Ana Co, Mesilla Park
2PrincipalsNM, Eddy Co, Artesia, High School
4PrincipalsNM, Eddy Co, Carlsbad, High School
1PrincipalsNM, Eddy Co, Loving
1PrincipalsNM, Eddy Co, Malaga
1PrincipalsNM, Grant Co, Central
1PrincipalsNM, Grant Co, Hachita
1PrincipalsNM, Grant Co, Hurley
3PrincipalsNM, Grant Co, Silver City, Normal School
2PrincipalsNM, Harding Co, Roy
2PrincipalsNM, Hidalgo Co, Lordsburg
1PrincipalsNM, Lea Co, Lovington, High School
1PrincipalsNM, Lincoln Co, Ancho
2PrincipalsNM, Lincoln Co, Capitan, High School
1PrincipalsNM, Lincoln Co, Carrizozo
1PrincipalsNM, Lincoln Co, Corona
1PrincipalsNM, Lincoln Co, Lincoln
2PrincipalsNM, Lincoln Co, White Oaks
2PrincipalsNM, Luna Co, Columbus
2PrincipalsNM, Luna Co, Deming, High School
1PrincipalsNM, McKinley Co, Gallup, McKinley County High School
2PrincipalsNM, McKinley Co, Gibson
1PrincipalsNM, McKinley Co, Ramah
1PrincipalsNM, McKinley Co, San Antonio
1PrincipalsNM, Mora Co, Mora
1PrincipalsNM, Mora Co, Mora, St Marys College
1PrincipalsNM, Mora Co, Tiptonville, LaJunta Institute
1PrincipalsNM, Mora Co, Wagon Mound
1PrincipalsNM, Otero Co, Alamogordo, High School
1PrincipalsNM, Otero Co, Cloudcroft
1PrincipalsNM, Otero Co, Mountain Park
1PrincipalsNM, Otero Co, Tularosa
1PrincipalsNM, Quay Co, Hudson
1PrincipalsNM, Quay Co, Logan
1PrincipalsNM, Quay Co, Montoya
1PrincipalsNM, Quay Co, Nara Visa
1PrincipalsNM, Quay Co, Obar
1PrincipalsNM, Quay Co, Quay
1PrincipalsNM, Quay Co, Tucumcari
2PrincipalsNM, Quay Co, Tucumcari, High School
1PrincipalsNM, Roosevelt Co, Kenna
1PrincipalsNM, Roosevelt Co, Tolar
1PrincipalsNM, San Juan Co, Flora Vista
1PrincipalsNM, San Juan Co, Kirtland
1PrincipalsNM, San Miguel Co, Chaperito
1PrincipalsNM, San Miguel Co, East Las Vegas
3PrincipalsNM, San Miguel Co, East Las Vegas, High School
1PrincipalsNM, San Miguel Co, Las Vegas
1PrincipalsNM, San Miguel Co, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Academy
1PrincipalsNM, San Miguel Co, Las Vegas, New Mexico Highlands University
1PrincipalsNM, San Miguel Co, Mineral Hill
1PrincipalsNM, San Miguel Co, Villanueva
1PrincipalsNM, Sandoval Co, Algodones
1PrincipalsNM, Sandoval Co, Bernalillo
1PrincipalsNM, Sandoval Co, Pena Blanca
1PrincipalsNM, Santa Fe Co, Cerrillos
1PrincipalsNM, Santa Fe Co, Madrid
1PrincipalsNM, Santa Fe Co, Santa Cruz
1PrincipalsNM, Santa Fe Co, Santa Fe
2PrincipalsNM, Santa Fe Co, Santa Fe, High School
1PrincipalsNM, Santa Fe Co, Santa Fe, Santa Fe Academy
1PrincipalsNM, Santa Fe Co, Santa Fe, St Michaels College
1PrincipalsNM, Sierra Co, Hillsboro
1PrincipalsNM, Socorro Co, Magdalena
2PrincipalsNM, Socorro Co, Socorro, High School
1PrincipalsNM, Socorro Co, Socorro, New Mexico School of Mines
1PrincipalsNM, Taos Co, Questa
2PrincipalsNM, Taos Co, Taos
1PrincipalsNM, Torrance Co, Duran
2PrincipalsNM, Torrance Co, Willard
1PrincipalsNM, Union Co, Des Moines
1PrincipalsNM, Valencia Co, Adelino
2PrincipalsNM, Valencia Co, Belen
1PrincipalsNM, Valencia Co, Los Lunas
1PrincipalsNM, Valencia Co, Peralta
1PrincipalsNM, Valencia Co, Tome
3PrincipalsNY, Kings Co, Brooklyn, Boys High School
1PrincipalsNY, Kings Co, Brooklyn, Latin School
2PrincipalsNY, New York Co, Manhattan, Finch School
3PrincipalsNY, Oneida Co, Clinton, High School
1PrincipalsNY, Westchester Co, Dobbs Ferry, Mackenzie School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Arlington School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Auburndale School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Birmingham School
2PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Broadway School
3PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Central High School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Chase School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Cherry School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Creek School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Detroit School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, East Side High School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, East Toledo School
2PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Erie School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Evangelical Lutheran Trinity School
2PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Franklin School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Fulton School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Glen wood School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Good Shepherd School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Hebrew Free School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Hoag School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Indiana School
2PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Ironville School
2PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Janes and Franklins School
2PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Jefferson School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Junction School
2PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Lagrange School
2PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Laws Froebel Kindergarten Training School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Manhattan School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Monroe School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Mott Ave School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Navarre School
2PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Nebraska School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Newbury School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Newton School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Normal School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Norwood School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Oakdale School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Ontario School
2PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Parkland School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Raymer School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Rossford School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Salem Lutheran School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Segur School
2PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Sherman School
2PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Smead School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Smead School for Girls
2PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, South School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, South Street School
2PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Southeast School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Spring Street School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, St Anthonys School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, St Ignatius School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, St Jacobs Lutheran School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, St Johns School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, St Louis School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, St Markus Evangelical Lutheran School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, St Michaels School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, St Petri Lutheran School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Toledo Institute of Christian Science
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Waite School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Walbridge School
2PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Warren School
2PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Washington School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Washington Twp School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, West Toledo School
1PrincipalsOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Worcester School
1PrincipalsPA, Allegheny Co, Pittsburgh, Miss Gleims School
2PrincipalsPA, Butler Co, Slippery Rock, State Normal School
1PrincipalsPA, Lancaster Co, Lancaster, Miss Stahrs School
6PrincipalsPA, Luzerne Co, Kingston, Wyoming Seminary
1PrincipalsPA, Philadelphia Co, Philadelphia, Gordon School
1PrincipalsTX, Anderson Co, Palestine
4PrincipalsTX, Anderson Co, Palestine, High School
2PrincipalsVA, Hanover Co, Ashland, High School
1PrincipalsWA, Whatcom Co, Bellingham, Washington State Normal School
2PrincipalsWI, Clark Co, Humbird
2PrincipalsWV, Marshall Co, Moundsville, High School

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