Gideon Blackburn Photo

Gideon Blackburn

Born: Aug 27, 1772

Death: Aug 23, 1838

Birthplace: Augusta County

Nationality: United States

Gideon Blackburn

Date of Birth : Aug 27, 1772
Date of Death : Aug 23, 1838
Birth Place : Augusta County

Gideon Blackburn was an American Presbyterian clergyman, educator and missionary to Cherokee and Creek nations, and college president. He raised funds for new colleges and founded numerous congregations and churches in areas of new western settlement in Tennessee and Kentucky.

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