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KREBS, John Michael, clergyman, born in Hagerstown, Maryland, 6 May, 1804; died in New York city, 30 September, 1867. He became a clerk in the employ of his father, the postmaster of Hagerstown, but spent his leisure in study, and was graduated at Dickinson in 1827, and at Princeton theological seminary in 1829. From that year till his death he was pastor of the Rutgers street Presbyterian church in New York city. He held many offices in the old school branch of his church, and was a member of the board of foreign missions from its organization, and several years its president. In 1842 he became a director of Princeton seminary, and its president in 1865, which offices he held till his death. Dickinson gave him the degree of D. D. in 1841. He published sermons and religious works, "The Private, Domestic, and Social Life of Jesus Christ: a Model for Youth" (Philadelphia, 1849), and the "Presbyterian Psalmist " (1852).
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