Coit, Joseph Howland, Dd
Coit, Joseph Howland, D.D.
a Protestant Episcopal clergyman, was born in New York City, November 3, 1802. He graduated from Columbia College in 1820; studied two years thereafter in Princeton Theological Seminary; was ordained deacon in 1825; spent nearly the whole of his ministerial life, after 1832, as rector of Trinity Church, Plattsburgh, N.Y., and died there, October 1, 1866. See Prot. Episc. Almanac, 1867, page 101; Gen. Cat. of Princeton Theol. Sern. 1882, page 39.