Conklin, Robert Harvey
Conklin, Robert Harvey a Congregational minister, was born at Claverack, N.Y., April 22, 1808. He was converted at Camden, studied with Reverend Henry Smith of that place, and Reverend Sylvester Eaton, was ordained in 1831 as an evangelist, and labored in that capacity in New York, Springfield, Massachusetts, Providence, R.I., and Ashtabula, Ohio. He died at Cleveland, December 15, 1865. As a preacher, Mr. Conklin was argumentative and earnest, personally amiable and kind, and on all the moral questions of the day his position was that of a radical reformer. See Cong. Quarterly, 1866, page 300.