Bullock, Joseph James, Dd

Bullock, Joseph James, D.D.

a prominent Presbyterian minister, was born near Lexington, Kentucky, December 23, 1812. Graduating from Center College in 1832,. he next took up the study of theology, spending part of a year in Princeton Theological Seminary. After being ordained in 1837, he was made pastor of the Church at Frankfort, and with his Church went with the Southern Presbyterians the same year. After continuing here for ten years, serving as superintendent of public education in Kentucky in 1838, and visitor to West Point in 1839, he was corresponding secretary of the Board of Domestic Missions; acting as pastor of the Church at Walnut Hill, Kentucky, 1849-53, and at the same time principal of the Walnut Hill Female Seminary, and later, a second term of five years given at the same institution. His next twenty years were spent as pastor. From 1879 to 1884 he was chaplain of the United States Senate. He died at Lexington, Kentucky, November 9, 1892. See Necrological Report of Princeton Theol. Sem. 1893.

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