LEONARD WOODS, JR., was born in Princeton, Mass., November 24, 1807. He is a son of Leonard Woods, D. D., Emeritus Professor of Theology, in the Theological Seminary, Andover, Mass. He fitted for college at Phillips Academy; entered the Freshman class at Dartmouth, in 1823; remained at Hanover, one term; and subsequently entered Union College, Schenectady, N. Y.,
where he graduated in 1827. He completed the theological course at Andover, in 1830; resided at Andover, and in New York City, Until the summer of 1835; and was professor of Sacred Literature in Bangor Theological Seminary, from that date until August, 1839; when he became President of Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Me.; which office he holds at the present time.
President Woods received the degree of D. D., from Harvard, in 1846.
He was editor of "The Theological Review,: during the years, 1834, 1835, and 1836, and is the author of a "Translation of Knapp's
Christian Theology," and other publications.
Class of 1827, of Dartmouth College; Proceedings at their meeting
in July, 1852; and Brief Notices of the Members. Lynn: W. W.
Kellogg, Printer Over the Depot, Typographic Hall, 1853.
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