Cleland,Thomas Horace

Cleland,Thomas Horace, a Presbyterian minister, was born at Glasgow, Ky. in 1819. He graduated a Centre College in 1840, at Princeton Theological Seminary in 1845, and was licensed to preach by the Transylvania Presbytery in April, 1846. The same year he went to Louisiana, and became a stated supply at Lake Providence in 1854 removed to Natchez, Miss., and for one year supplied the Church at Pine Ridge, in that vicinity; also supplied Union Church for one or two years; and afterwards the Second Church in Natchez for several years. After the civil war he was principal of the Fayette Female Academy. In 1868 he returned to Kentucky, built in 1871 settled at Delhi, La., becoming a member of the Presbytery of Red River. At Delhi he acted as stated supply to the Church, and established a private school also preached frequently at Tallulah and other places. He died Feb. 17, 1878. Cleland was a faithful and useful preacher, and a successful teacher. See Necrol. Report of Princeton Theol. Sem. 1878, p. 28.

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