Dana, William Coombs, Dd

Dana, William Coombs, D.D.

a Presbyterian minister, was born at Newburyport, Massachusetts, February 13, 1810. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1828; was then employed in teaching, became a student in Andover Theological Seminary, and also in Columbia Seminary; was licensed, and spent a part of a year in Princeton Theological Seminary: He was ordained February 14, 1836, pastor of Central Church, Charleston, S.C.; and died there, November 30, 1880. He published a translation of Fenelon on the Education of Daughters (1831): — A Transatlantic Tour (1845): — The Life of the Reverend Daniel Dana, his father (1860); and compiled a volume of Hymns. See Genesis Cat. of Princeton Theol. Sem. 1881, page 98.

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