Atkinson, William Mayo, Dd
Atkinson, William Mayo, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born at Powhatan, Va., April 22, 1796. He graduated at the College of New Jersey in 1814, and returned to Virginia and began the practice of law. He was licensed in 1833, served for several years as agent of the Virginia Bible Society, became pastor of the Presbyterian Church in Winchester in 1839, and agent of the Education Board of the Presbyterian Church in 1846, and died in 1849. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 4:777.