Theodore Munger was born on 5 March 1830 in Bainbridge, New York. He received his BA from Yale College in 1851, and then graduated from Yale Divinity School in 1855. After some graduate study at Andover Theological School, he was ordained in 1856 and served as pastor of Village Congregational Church in Dorchester, Massachusetts until 1860. He then was pastor at various churches around Boston, in Haverhill, Massachusetts from 1863 to 1869, Providence, Rhode Island from 1869 to 1871, and Lawrence, Massachusetts from 1871 to 1875.
From The Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers in Oxford Reference.