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ATWATER, Lyman Hotchkiss, scholar, born in New Haven, Connecticut, 20 February 1813; died in Princeton, New Jersey, 17 February 1883. He was graduated at Yale in 1831, and at the theological seminary in 1834. In 1833 he was a tutor in Yale College, and in 1835 became pastor of the Congregational Church at Fairfield, Connecticut, where he remained until 1854, contributing meanwhile to various religious periodicals. In 1854 he was appointed professor of mental and moral philosophy in Princeton, and in 1869 he became professor of logic and of moral and political science, and editor of the "Princeton Review." He was also acting president of the College for several years. He published a "Manual of Elementary Logic" (1867).
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