Boynton, Charles Brandon, Dd
Boynton, Charles Brandon, D.D.
a Congregational minister, was born at West Stockbridge, Massachusetts, June 12, 1806. After spending one year (1827) at Williams College, and some years in business and legal practice, he studied theology with Rev. Dr. Woodbridge, of Spencertown, N.Y.; vas ordained associate pastor at Housatonic, Massachusetts, in 1840, and installed there in 1842; acting pastor at Lansingburg, N.Y., in 1845; at Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1846; pastor at South Church, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in 1856; again at Cincinnati in 1857; at Washington, D.C., in 1865, at the same time acting as chaplain of the House of Representatives; a third term in Ciicinnati, from 1873 to 1877, and finally without charge there until his death, April 27, 1883. He published several books of travel and history. See Cong. Year- book, 1884, page 20.