Daniel, John a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1807 of Quaker parents. He was converted in early youth, licensed to preach in 1828, and. in 1832 joined the Indiana Conference, in which he rendered effective service until 1852, when he was transferred to the California Conference. He at length became superannuated, and died October 19, 1880. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1881, page 316.