Biography of Herrick Johnson
Chicago, Cook County, Il Biographies

JOHNSON, HERRICK. - Born at Kaughnewaga, Montgomery county, N. Y., Sept. 21, 1832. Son of John J. and Lydia F. Johnson. Parents American. He was educated at Jamestown Academy, N. Y.; Hudson grammar school, Ohio, Hamilton College and Auburn Theological Seminary. He is a minister of the gospel, of the Presbyterian denomination. He was president of the Presbyterian board of ministerial education, and a niember of the Presbyterian board of publication and the board of ministerial relief at Philadelphia. He was for years a director of the Union Theological Seminary in New York city. He has been president of the Presby terian board of aid for colleges and academies since its foundation. He was moderator of the general assembly of the Presbyterian church of the United States of America in 1882. He is a trustee of the Lake Forest University, a member of the American rrract Bible and National Temperance societies, of the Sunday School and American Sabbath unions, and was identified with several World's Fair congresses. Besides numerous sermons which have been published, he is the author of Christianity's Challenge," "Revivals," and "Plain Talks about the Theater." Dr. Johnson was married in 1860 to Catharine S. Hardenbergh, of Auburn, N. Y.

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