Cochran, William Porter, Dd
Cochran, William Porter, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born at Millerstown, Pennsylvania, November 10, 1803. He graduated from Dickinson College in 1824, and from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1827; was ordained an evangelist in 1829, became stated supply at Columbus, Missouri, the same year, at Palmyra in 1834, at Big Creek in 1841, pastor there in 1857, preached in various churches in 1861, was pastor at Millerstown in 1867, and evangelist from 1869 until his death near West Ely, Missouri, December 25, 1884. See Necrol. Report of Princeton Theol. Sem. 1885, page 14.