Arms, Hiram Phelps, Dd
Arms, Hiram Phelps, D.D.
a Congregational minister, was born at Windsor, Connecticut, June 1, 1799. He studied at Phillips Academy, Andover; graduated from Yale College in 1824, and from Yale Divinity School in 1828; was ordained June 30, 1830, pastor at Hebron, where he remained until October 10, 1832; in February 1833, became pastor at Walcotville; in 1836 of the First Church, Norwich, of which he remained pastor emeritus from the time of his resignation, February 20, 1873. He died at Norwich, April 6, 1882. From 1866 he was a member of the corporation of Yale College. Besides several published sermons, he was the author of a pamphlet, Notes of the Congregational Churches in New London County, Connecticut, from 1836 to 1869. See Cong. Year-book, 1883, page 17.