Carothers, Robert, Dd
Carothers, Robert, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born at Turtle Creek, Pa., in October, 1831. He entered Eldridge Academy in 1850, and in 1852 Jefferson College, graduating in 1854, and afterwards at the Western Theological Seminary. He was licensed and ordained by the Presbytery of Blairsville; commenced his labors at Henry, Ill., and afterwards preached at Millersburg, O. In 1860 he was installed pastor of the Presbyterian Church at Tipton, Ia., where he remained eight years. His next field of labor was Cross Roads, Pa., where he continued in charge until he-was elected principal of the Iowa College for the Blind, at Vintoli, in 1877. He filled all the offices committed to his trust with the greatest integrity, but his work in the College for the Blind was the greatest of his life. He died at Vinton, March 17, 1882. (W.S.)