Converse, Amasa, Dd
Converse, Amasa, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born at Lyme, N.H., August 21, 1795. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1822; studied theology at Princeton Theological Seminary for one year; was ordained evangelist by the Presbytery of Hanover, May 5, 1826; was missionary in Virginia during 1826 and 1827; editor of the Visitor and Telegraph, Richmond, thereafter until 1839: of the Christian Observer, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, until 1861; then went back to Richmond, and was employed there until 1869; and at Louisville, Ketucky, until his death, December 9, 1872. See Genesis Cat. of Princeton Theol. Serm. 1881, page 44.