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John Lawson (1709 - 1759):
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John Lawson was born in Omagh, County Tyrone, and was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, where he became a Doctor of Divinity in 1745. He was a lecturer in history and oratory and later Professor of Divinity. In 1743 he was appointed the first librarian of the college. He published many of his sermons and was a distinguished linguist.

Born: 1709
Died: 9 January 1759
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