Atwater, Lyman Hotchkiss
ATWATER, LYMAN HOTCHKISS:
Presbyterian; b. at Hamden, Conn., Feb. 23, 1813; d. at Princeton, N. J., Feb. 17,
1883. He was graduated at Yale 1831; was tutor there and student of divinity 1833–35;
pastor of the First Congregational Church, Fairfield, Conn., 1835–54; professor
(at first of mental and moral philosophy, after 1869 of logic and moral and political
science) at Princeton College, 1854 till his death. He was also lecturer in Princeton
Seminary and acting president of the college. He contributed many articles to the
religious reviews and was one of the editors of the Biblical Repertory (1869–71)
and its continuation (from 1872), the Presbyterian Quarterly and Princeton Review.
He published a Manual of Elementary Logic (Philadelphia, 1867).