Clarke, Peter G
Clarke, Peter G., a Protestant Episcopal minister, was born at Woodbury, Conn., Feb. 11, 1793. Having received his classical and theological training under Dr. Tillotson Brownson, he was made honorary A.M. in 1821 by Yale College. He was ordained deacon in 1818, presbyter in 1820, and began his ministry in Norwich as assistant to Rev. John Tyler, and missionary to several places in the neighborhood. In 1838 he was commissioned chaplain in: the United States navy, in which position he, continued till his death at Cheshire, Conn., Jan. 1, 1860. See Amer. Quar. Church Rev. 1860, p. 180.