Bright, Edward, Dd
Bright, Edward, D.D.
a Baptist minister and editor, was born in 1808, at Kington, Herefordshire, England, but removed with his father to this country at. an early age, and settling in Utica, N.Y., learned the printer's trade, eventually forming a publishing firm known as Bennett & Bright. A few years afterwards he became pastor of the Baptist Church at Homer, N.Y., and two or three years thereafter foreign secretary of the American Baptist Union, having its head-quarters in Boston. In 1855 he removed to New York city, purchased the Register, a Baptist weekly religious newspaper, which he continued to own and edit,. under the names of the Chronicle and the Examiner, until his death, May 17, 1894. He was for years a. trustee of many Baptist public institutions.