Brigham, John Clark, Dd
Brigham, John Clark, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born in New Marlborough, Massachusetts, in 1793. He graduated at Williams College in 1819, studied theology at Andover (class of 1822), spent three years in South America in missionary exploration and Bible distribution, and on his return, in 1825, became connected with the American Bible Society, of which he was appointed a corresponding secretary in 1827, a post he filled with ability for thirty-five years. He was ordained October 10, 1832, and died in Williamsburgh, N.Y., August 10, 1862. See Appleton's Annual Cyclopaedia, 1862, page 671.