Claxton, Robert Bethell, Dd

Claxton, Robert Bethell, D.D., an Episcopal minister, was born in Philadelphia, Pa., in 1814. In 1838 he entered Yale College, and subsequently studied at the Theological Seminary at Alexandria, Va. After his ordination he labored at different places until 1863, when he was called as professor of homiletics to the Divinity School at Philadelphia. In '1873 he resigned his professorship, and accepted the rectorship of St. Andrew's Church, West Philadelphia, where he died May 24,1882. He was the author of a volume entitled Questions on the Gospels, and an occasional contributor to Church periodicals. (B. P.)

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