An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church


Andrew's College, Jackson, Mississippi. St. Andrew's College opened on Jan. 1, 1852, with the Rev. Meyer Lewin (1816-1886) as president. It was under the jurisdiction of the Diocese of Mississippi. It received its charter on Oct. 16, 1852, and was the first college with its own grounds and buildings to be established in Jackson. It closed on Feb. 1, 1856, because of several severe outbreaks of yellow fever in the area.

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