Clergyman/Professor, Union Theological Seminary
Born 25 January 1807 in Colchester, Connecticut
Died 31 August 1880 in Orange Mountain, New Jersey
Buried Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Proposed by T. S. Cummings
Elected 7 July 1847 at age forty
Archivist’s Note: He ostensibly resigned sometime before 1851 and was reinstated in June 1877 with a new set of proposers: Roswell D. Hitchcock and Henry A. Oakley. Father-in-law of John Crosby Brown and Eugene Delano; grandfather of Thatcher M. Brown, William Adams Brown, Moreau Delano, and William Adams Delano; great-grandfather of William Adams Brown Jr., William Richard P. Delano, and John Crosby Brown Moore.
The list of the latter [deceased members] contains the names of the Rev. Drs. Adams, Osgood and Chapin, besides those of Elliot C. Cowdin, William E. Curtis, Dudley Field, William B. Hoffman, Richard E. Mount, Albert J. Meyer, Charles D. Gambrill, Sanford R. Gifford, Marshall O. Roberts and R. D. Nesmith.
Augustus R. Macdonough
1881 Century Association Reports