Adams, John Ripley, Dd
Adams, John Ripley, D.D., a Congregational minister, was born at Plainfield, Conn., March 20, 1802. He was a graduate of Yale College in the class of 1821. He entered the Andover Theological Seminary, Mass., in 1823, and was licensed as a Congregational minister in 1826. Though he labored in churches known as Congregational, he was a member of the Londonderry Presbytery. He died at Northampton, Mass., April 25,1866. He was an eminent scholar and a successful teacher. For many years he was principal of Phillips's Academy at Andover. See Wilson Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1867, p. 119.