Educator, Anglican clergyman.
Correspondence with Franklin largely concerned education.
Left Congregational church for the Church of England (1722). President of King’s College (1754-63).
Friend and defender of idealist philosopher George Berkeley.
Born in Guilford, Connnecticut. B.A., Yale (1714). Married in 1725 to Charity Nicoll. Married in 1761 to Sarah (Hull) Beach.