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GREEN, Louis Warner, educator, born in Boyle County, Kentucky, 28 January 1806 ; died in Danville, Kentucky, 26 March, 1863. He was graduated at Centre College, Kentucky,, in 1830, and at the Princeton theological seminary in 1832. He was then licensed to preach and appointed professor in Centre College, and, after remaining there two years, went to Europe, where he spent some months in study. On his return, Mr. Green was appointed vice-president of Centre College, and professor of belles-lettres, and at the same time was associate pastor of the Presbyterian Church in Danville. He was afterward elected to the chair of oriental literature in the Western theological seminary at Allegheny, Pennsylvania, where he remained for seven years. He then became pastor of the 2d Presbyterian Church in Baltimore, and in 1848 was chosen president of Hampden Sidney College, where he remained until 1856. In that year he removed to Kentucky, and was president of the State normal school. He afterward accepted the presidency of Centre College, and returned to Danville.
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