Bagby, Richard H, Dd
Bagby, Richard H., D.D.
a Baptist minister, was born at Stevensville, Va.. June 16,1820. He pursued his studies, in part, in the Virginia Baptist Seminary, now Richmond College, and completed them in Columbian College, where he graduated in 1839. He studied law, and was admitted to the bar, but finally decided to enter the ministry, and was ordained in 1842. He accepted a call in 1842 to the Church in Bruington, King and Queen Co., Va., where he remained for twenty-eight years. In 1870 he was elected associate secretary of the State Missionary Society, Va. He rendered efficient service in promoting the interests of his denomination in his native state. He died Oct. 29,1870. See Baptist Encyclopaedia, p. 56. (J. C. S.)