Dillard, Ryland Thiompson, Dd
Dillard, Ryland Thiompson, D.D.
a Baptist minister, was born in Caroline County, Virginia, in November 1797. He was educated at Port Royal, served in the war of 1812, removed to Kentucky, studied law, and practiced for a time in Winchester; was ordained in 1824, and for forty-seven years served as pastor of the Church at East Hickman, and for more than thirty years of this period had the pastoral charge of the Church at David's Forks. He was superintendent of public instruction for Kentucky in 1842-48. His death occurred November 26, 1878. See Cathcart, Baptist Encyclop. page 334. (J.C.S.)