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Carnahan, James

Born: 1775 AD
Died: 1859 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Clergymen, Educators

1775 – Born on November 15th in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. American educator and administrator.

1797 – James and his friend Jacob Lindly (later president of Ohio University) entered the junior class at Princeton after an arduous trip over the Allegheny Mountains.

1800 – Carnahan served as tutor at Princeton, studied theology with President S. Stanhope Smith, and preached for six years, before resigning because of a throat aliment that troubled him all his life.

         – He then founded and conducted a classical seminary in Georgetown, D.C.

1823 – He was invited to become the first president of the alumni association.

1859 – Died on March 2nd.