Bush, Charles Peck, Dd
Bush, Charles Peck, D.D.
a Congregational and afterwards a Presbyterian minister, was born at Brighton, N. Y., Nov. 11,1813. From 1837 to 1839 he was connected with the Yale Theological Seminary, but in the following year graduated at Union Theological Seminary. From Nov. 15, 1841, to Oct. 1, 1845, he was the ordained pastor of the Tenth Presbyterian Church, New York city. Sept. 1, 1846, he was installed pastor in Greenville, Norwich, Conn., from which he was dismissed Feb. 1,1856. To his duties as acting pastor of the New England Church in Chicago, 1856, he added those of an editor. In January, 1857, he became pastor of the Presbyterian Church in Beloit, Wis., where he remained until Oct. 1,1859. For three years he was district secretary, in New York, of the American Tract Society; from 1863 to 1871 he was district secretary of the A.B.C.F.M. at Rochester, N. Y.; subsequently held the same position in New York city, where he was also general agent until the time of his death, which occurred at Albany, Feb. 22, 1880. Among his published works are, Work for All: — Five Years in China, etc.: — Memoir of Samuel Huggins; etc. See Cong. Yearbook, 1881, p. 18; N. Y. Observer, Feb. 26, 1880.