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Kellogg, Samuel Henrylocked

(06 September 1839–03 May 1899)
  • Paul C. Wilt


Kellogg, Samuel Henry (06 September 1839–03 May 1899), missionary-linguist and pastor, was born in Quogue, Suffolk County, New York, the son of Samuel Kellogg, a Presbyterian minister, and Mary Pierce Henry. As a child he was precocious but frail, and he received his early education at home, except for about six months at Haverstraw (N.Y.) Mountain Institute. He attended Williams College briefly in 1856 but withdrew because of ill health. He matriculated at Princeton University in 1858 and graduated in 1861 as one of the top two graduates of the 100 members of his class. He then entered Princeton Seminary, from which he graduated in 1864. During his final seminary year, he was an instructor in mathematics at the college....

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