Birge Chester a Presbyterian minister, was born at Bolton, Conn., Sept. 20, 1796. He graduated at Yale College in 1825, at the New Theological Seminary in 1828, and was ordained by the New Haven Congregational Association as pastor of the Congregational Church at North Greenwich. In 1830 he removed to New Philadelphia, O., and joined the Trumbull Presbytery. He died May 4, 1861. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1862, p. 177.