Bradford, Shadrach Standish

Bradford, Shadrach Standish a Baptist minister, was born at Plympton, Massachusetts, May 24, 1813. He pursued his college studies at Waterville, and at the Columbian College, Washington, D.C., where he graduated in 1837. He studied theology at Newton, Massachusetts, taking the full course, and graduated in 1840. His ordination occurred at Pawtucket, R.I., June 8, 1841, where he remained ten years. Failing health obliged him to retire from the pastorate, and to enter active life. He was successful in accumulating a handsome fortune in his business. He was chosen a trustee of Brown University in 1863, and a fellow in 1865, and was the founder of two scholarships in the university. He died in Providence. See Newton General Catalogue, page 21. (J.C.S.)

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