Burlingame, Arnold G
Burlingame, Arnold G.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Norwich, N. Y., Aug. 27, 1808. He was converted in 1825; made a class-leader at the age of nineteen; licensed to exhort in 1833, to preach in 1834, and in 1836 entered the Oneida Conference. After serving the Church twenty-two years, failing health necessitated his superannuation, and he removed west and located within the bounds of the Rock River Conference, wherein, whenever able, he served as supply until 1868, when he was called to the charge of the Southern Tier Orphan Asylum, Elmira, N. Y., which position he held until his death, in 1871 or 1872. He was a most excellent man and a useful preacher. Over fifteen hundred were brought to Christ through his labors. He was characterized by amiability, prudence, and inflexible integrity. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1872, p. 53.