Bulfinch, Stephen Greenleaf, Dd
Bulfinch, Stephen Greenleaf, D.D.
a Unitarian minister and poet, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, June 18, 1809. He graduated from Columbia College, Washington, D.C., in 1826, and from the Harvard Divinity School in 1830; served chiefly as pastor at Augusta, Maine, for the next seven years; afterwards preached and taught at Pittsburgh, Pa., and in Washington, D.C.; in 1845 became pastor at Nashua, N.H.; in 1852 at Dorchester, Massachusetts; and died at Cambridge, October 12, 1870. He published several prose works, as well as Poems (Charleston, S.C., 1804). See Duyckinck, Cyclop. of Amer. Lit. 2:345.