Fisher, George H, Dd
Fisher, George H., D.D.
a Reformed (Dutch) minister, graduated from Columbia College in 1821, and from the New Brunswvick Theological Seminary in 1825; was licensed by the Classis of New Brunswick in the same year; was pastor at North Branch until 1830; at Fishkill until 1835; at Hudson until 1841; at Broome Street, New York city, until 1855; at Utica until 1859; at Hackensack, Second Church, from 1864 to 1870, and was then made pastor emeritus. He died at the last named place; November 23, 1874. As a preacher, Dr. Fisher stood for years in the foremost rank in his denomination, being fluent in speech, clear in statement, and tender in manner. He was for six years secretary of the Board of Domestic Missions for the eastern department, and published, Divine Providence Proved and Illustrated, in the National Preacher (1848). See Corwin, Manual of the Ref. Church in America, 3d ed. page 260.