Bates, William (2)
Bates, William a Congregational minister, the son of Joshua Bates, D.D., president of Middlebury College, Vt., was born at Dedham, Mass., Jan. 19, 1816: He graduated at Middlebury College in 1837, and at Andover Theological Seminary in 1840. Two subsequent years were spent in teaching, and very success fully. In 1845 Mr. Bates was ordained over the Church in Northbridge, Mass., which he supplied till 1858. On June 16 of that year, he was installed pastor in Falmouth, Mass., where he died, Sept. 9, 1859. See Cong. Quarterly, 1859, p. 418.