Thomas Johnson

(1703—1737) classical scholar and moral philosopher

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Thomas Johnson died in July 1737. He was educated at Magdalene College, Cambridge, graduating BA in 1725 and MA in 1728. He was elected a Fellow of the College in 1725 and was Senior University Taxor (i.e. in charge of examinations in the University Schools) in 1732. He was ordained deacon in 1725 and priest in 1727. Later he was chaplain at Whitehall.


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