Blythe, James, Dd

Blythe, James, D.D., an eminent Presbyterian minister, was born in North Carolina Oct. 28, 1765, and graduated at Hampden Sydney College 1789. In 1793 he was ordained pastor of Pisgah Church, Ky., and he preached there partly as pastor, partly as stated supply, for 40 years. In 1798 he was appointed professor of mathematics in Transylvania University, and he was afterward acting president for a number of years. In 1832 he was made president of South Hanover College, Ind., which office he held till 1836, when he accepted the pastoral charge of New Lexington Church, which he held until his death, May 20, 1842. -Sprague, Annals, 3:591.

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