Carder, J Dixon, Dd

Carder, J. Dixon, D.D., a minister of the Protestant Episcopal Church, was born at Richfield, N. Y., Feb. 27,1803. He graduated at Geneva, afterwards Hobart, College, and became tutor in that institution; was ordained deacon in 1830, and priest in 1832; while a deacon he took charge of the mission at Ithaca, N. Y., and organized parishes in Candor, Richford, Elmira, and Danby. He became rector, in 1834, of St. John's Church, Fort Hamilton, and soon after was elected local secretary of the Domestic Board of Missions, holding that position for seven years. After travelling in Europe three years, he again became rector of Fort Hamilton. He assumed the rectorship of St. Peter's, Milford, Conn., May 1, 1848, but resigned March 7, 1861, to become the secretary and general agent of the Committee for Domestic Missions. He died at Milford, Aug. 18,1866. See Aner. Quar. Church Rev. Oct. 1866, p. 487.

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