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MOFFAT, James David, clergyman, born in New Lisbon, Columbiana County, Ohio, 15 March, 1846. He was graduated at Washington and Jefferson college in 1869, and, after studying two years at Princeton theological seminary, was licensed to preach in April, 1871. He was ordained co-pastor with his father, Reverend John Moffat, of the 2d Presbyterian church at Wheeling, West Virginia, 8 May, 1872, and on his father's death in December, 1875, became his successor. He labored there until chosen president of Washington and Jefferson college in 1881. He received the degree of D. D. from Hanover college in 1882, and from Princeton in 1883.
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