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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