Curran, Richard Augustus, Dd
Curran, Richard Augustus, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born at Mifflintown, Pennsylvania, July 15, 1808. He graduated from Washington College in 1834, and from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1837; became stated supply at Millville, N.J., and Gallipolis, Ohio, in 1838; Cassville, Georgia, in 1839. He was ordained an evangelist by the Presbytery of New Jersey the same year, and became stated supply at Cedarville, N.J., and pastor in 1842; at Shavers Creek Church, Pennsylvania, in 1849; Cottage Church in 1854, and dismissed in 1859, on being appointed professor of Pottstown Cottage Seminary. He afterwards became stated supply and teacher at Huntington, Indiana; pastor at Minerva, Ohio, in 1872; at Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in 1874, and dismissed in 1875. He died at Bourbon, Indiana, March 26, 1883. See Necrol. Report of Princeton Alumni, 1884. (W.P.S.)