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Page 64 - Lambeth conference, he received the degree of Doctor of Laws from the university of Cambridge, England.
Page 48 - Coolidge, Peleg W. Chandler, WA Monroe and Oliver Wendell Holmes, jr. For a long series of years he was a member of the Board of Overseers of Harvard University. He was a member of the Massachusetts Historical Society, and of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts. In 1857, he married Emily, daughter of Charles and Susan Copeland, of Roxbury. His wife and daughter Susan, wife of Dr. Arthur Tracy Cabot, survive him.
Page 52 - ... theological seminary in 1853. He was professor of Latin in Dartmouth college from 1859 to 1866, and at Princeton till 1869. He became president of Union college June 28, 1870, having discharged the duties of the office during the preceding year. In 1871 he accepted the Stuart professorship of the relation of philosophy and science to the Christian religion, and of Oriental and Old Testament literature in Princeton theological seminary, which he held until his death. He was editor of the Princeton...
Page 46 - Christian in the sublime and exalted spiritual sense of the word, and was ever ready to give a reason for the faith that was in him with meekness and fear.
Page 48 - ... church, retaining his home in Newburyport. He was chaplain of the 48th Massachusetts regiment in the late war. He had served as a trustee of Hampton academy, of the South Berwick (Me.) academy, Dearborn academy, Seabrook and Dummer academy, and was deeply interested in educational affairs. He received the degree of Doctor of Divinity from Ingham university in 1861, and from Dartmouth college in 1872. He is survived by a widow, a son and two daughters. HON THOMAS J. SMITH. Thomas Jefferson Smith,...
Page 47 - States, he spent the remaining years of his life in the home of his childhood, West Brattleboro, Vt.
Page 37 - ... b. in North Coventry Ct. July 5, 1800, d. in Marietta O. Jan. 25, 1892, entered Amherst coll. 1823, Andover theol. sem. 1825-58, pastor 50 years, mem. New Eng. Hist. Gen. Soc., trustee Putnam female sem. 38 years., of Lane theol. sem. 31 years, of Marietta coll. 51 years, DD Marietta coll. 1854, " he was among the most zealous and efficient of those pioneers of the church who began their ministry at the front, when O. was yet largely a wilderness
Page 64 - ... Washington, educator, was born in St. Bartholomew, WI, Feb. 22, 1814 ; son of Henry Coakley. He was graduated from Rutgers college, AB, in 1836, and studied at the General theological seminary, New York, in the class of 1843. He was professor of mathematics and astronomy in St. James college, Md., 1840-60 ; professor of mathematics, natural philosophy and astronomy in the University of the city of New York, 1860-84, and of mathematics and astronomy, 1884-93. He received the degree of LL.D. from...
Page 49 - Boston during his life. He was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1854, and delivered the Fourth of July oration before the municipal authorities in 1858.
Page 37 - Boston, a trustee for thirty-eight years of the Putnam Female Seminary, for thirty-one years of Lane Theological Seminary, and for fifty-three years of Marietta College. The last named institution conferred upon him the degree of Doctor of Divinity in 1854.

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