Conrad, William a highly useful minister in the German Reformed Church, born Aug. 11, 1808. He pursued his classical and preparatory studies in the Reformed Academy and Theological Seminary, then located at York, Pa. He was licensed to preach by the Westmoreland Classis, Pa., in May, 1835, and labored the whole of his subsequent life as a pioneer in West Pennsylvania. His death occurred Feb. 16,1865. He was an earnest student. As a writer he often appeared in the Church papers. He is also the author of a volume on Baptism, published 1847, and of several unpublished works on different subjects — one on the Heidelberg Catechism. For thirty years he gathered geological specimens, the entire collection of which he presented to Westmoreland College, one of whose founders and best friends he was.