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Samuel Finley (1715 - 1766):
Cleric, Presbyterian


Samuel Finley was born in Armagh and at the age of nineteen went to Philadelphia. In 1742 he was ordained as a Presbyterian minister. He travelled the country preaching, despite the laws against this practice. For the next seventeen years, from 1744 to 1761, he directed an academy in Pennsylvania and was for some time Principal of Princeton College. He edited the sermons of President Davies, his predecessor at Princeton, and published some of his own sermons and dissertations. He died in Philadelphia.



Born: 1715
Died: 1766
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