Crosby, Howard, Dd, Lld
Crosby, Howard, D.D., LL.D.
an eminent Presbyterian minister and reformer, was born in New York city, February 27, 1826. At the age of fourteen he entered. the University of the City of New York; after a time became professor of Greek in his alma mater, and in 1859 occupied the same chair at Rutgers College. From 1863 he was pastor of the Fourth Avenue Presbyterian Church until his death, March 29, 1891. During part of this time he was also chancellor of the University of the City of New York. He was one of the founders and the president from the first of the Society for the Prevention of Crime. In 1873 he was moderator of the General Assembly. He was also a member of the Bible Revision Committee. His principal writings are, Jesus: His Life and Work as Narrated by the Four Evangelists — True Humanity of Christ: — and several Commentaries.