FewSmith, William - from United States

ID: 261152
Organization: S&B
Country of meeting: in the year 1844

During his college course he won prizes for excellence in Latin and Greek. After graduation he entered on a long and successful career as, teacher, and was for thirty years Principal of the FewSmith Classical and Mathematical School in Philadelphia, where he fitted many boys for Yale. He was Superintendent of Schools in Camden, N. J, for seven years He edited a "Grammar of the English Language" and an "Elementary Grammar of English."

Mr. FewSmith died after an illness of seven years, at his home in Merchantville, N J., on June 19, 1900, at the age of 74 years. He was born on January 24, 1826, at Philadelphia, Pa. and was an elder in the First Presbytenan Chuich in Camden for many years.


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