Codington, George Spencer
Codington, George Spencer a Congregational minister, was born at Seneca Falls, N.Y., April 8, 1838. After having studied at the Syracuse High School, he wrent to sea, returning in 1860, after three years' absence. In 1861 and 1862 he was a student in Michigan University, During the three years following he served in the army, and then entered the Commercial College in Indianapolis. In 1870 he graduated from the Chicago Theological Seminary, and was ordained an evangelist July 1 of that year at Lacon, Illinois, where he was acting pastor till 1871. In 1872 he removed to Dakota, there organized churches at Dell Rapids and Medway, in charge of which he remained until death, at Ann Arbor, Michigan, September 19, 1878. He was a representative in Dakota legislature in 1876. See Cong. Year-book, 1879, page 40.