Carnahan, James

Born: Nov 15, 1775 AD
Died: 1859 AD, at 83 years of age.

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.
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