Biography of Newton L. Andrews
Madison County, NY Biographies





Andrews, Newton Lloyd, Ph. D., LL.D., p. o. Hamilton, was born in Fabius, Onondaga county, N. Y., August 14, 1841. He was educated at the Newark (N. J.) High School and at Colgate University. from which he was graduated in 1862, with the degree of A. B. He received his degree of A. M. in 1864, and from 1862 to 1864 studied in Hamilton Theological Seminary. Immediately upon graduating from the seminary he became principal of the preparatory school connected with the university, and in 1866 was elected professor of Latin in the university. In 1868 he was transferred to the chair of Greek language and literature. On September 6. 1865, Prof. Andrews married Cynthia S. Burchard of Hamilton. In 1878 he received the degree of Ph. D. from Hamilton College. and he spent the year 1879-80 in study and travel in Europe. In 1880 he was appointed dean of the university, continuing to be the head of the Greek department. In 1888 be received the degree of LL.D. from the University of Chicago. After the death of his wife in 1886, he married in 1888 Charlotte P. Harbach of Newton Center, Mass. In January, 1890, upon the death of President Dodge, Dr. Andrews exercised in his capacity as dean the duties of administration in the college until June, 1895, at which time he resigned the office of dean and spent the year 1895-96 in travel and study in Europe and Egypt. In September, 1896, he returned to his duties at the university, in which he holds the position of professor of the Greek language and literature and lecturer on the history of art. Dr. Andrews has contributed frequently to scholarly periodicals and has taken part in many educational conventions, both in papers and on the platform. In 1872 he edited "The First Half Century of Madison University." In politics Prof. Andrews was originally a Republican, but for the last twenty years has been classed among the independents; of late, however, he has been associated chiefly with the Republican party.

FROM:
Our County and it's people
A Descriptive and Biographical Record of
Madison County, New York
Edited by: John E. Smith
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1890


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