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Witherspoon, John Witherspoon(noun)
American Revolutionary leader and educator (born in Scotland) who signed of the Declaration of Independence and was president of the college that became Princeton University (1723-1794)
John Knox Witherspoon was a Scots Presbyterian minister and a signatory of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of New Jersey. As president of the College of New Jersey, he trained many leaders of the early nation and was the only active clergyman and the only college president to sign the Declaration.
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