Finley, John P
Finley, John P.
a Methodist Episcopal minister and professor of languages in Augusta College, Kentucky, was born in South Carolina in June, 1783, and, though early removed by his parents to the West, "* through their exertions and his own he obtained a classical education." From 1810 to 1822 he taught in schools and academies in Ohio, and preached also with zeal and success. In 1822 he was elected to the chair of languages in Augusta College, and the same year entered the itinerancy, and in both labored zealously and usefully until his death in May, 1825.- Minutes of Conferences, i, 505.