Sanders, Frank Knight, an American theologian; born in Batticotta, Ceylon, June 5, 1861; was graduated at Ripon College, Wis., in 1882; studied Semitic languages and Biblical literature at Yale University in 1886-1889; was instructor at Jaffna College, Ceylon, in 1882-1886, and Professor of Biblical Literature at Yale University in 1893-1901. In the latter year, he was made Professor of Biblical History and Archeology and dean at the Yale Divinity School.

Entry from Everybody's Cyclopedia, 1912.