Fisk, Ezra, D D

Fisk, Ezra, D. D.

a Presbyterian minister, was born in Shelburne, Mass., Jan. 10, 1785, graduated at Williams College in 1809, and was licensed in 1810. After preaching for some months, he was ordained as an evangelist, and labored chiefly among destitute congregations of Georgia; after which he engaged as missionary in Philadelphia. In 1813 he was chosen pastor of the Presbyterian church in Goshens, N. Y., where he continued for upwards of twenty years. He became a trustee of Williams College in 1823, and a director of the Theological Seminary at Princeton in 18259 He retired to Georgii in 1832 for his health and was appointed the following year professor of ecclesiastical history and Church government in the Western Theological Seminary, and moderator of the General Assembly. He removed to Philadelphia, and died Dec. 5, 1833. He published An Oration delivered before the Society of Alumni of Williams College (1825): -A Lecture on the Inability of Sinners (Phila. 1832):A Farewell Sermon

(1833) :-Articles on Mental Science, in Church Advocate (1832).-Sprague, Annals, 4:457.

 
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