Andrus, Reuben, Dd
Andrus, Reuben, D.D.
a Methodist Episcopal minister and educator, was born in Rutland, N.Y., January 29, 1824. In 1850 he became principal of the preparatory department of Illinois Wesleyan University, and in 1851 professor of mathematics in the same institution. He had joined the Illinois Conference in 1850, and in 1852 began his active pastorate; in 1854 became president of the Illinois Conference Female College, but in 1856 he returned to the pastorate. From 1872 to 1875. he was president of Indiana Asbury University, serving in the pastorate until his death, January 17, 1887. See Minutes of Annual Conferences (Fall), 1887, page 362.