Dirok, Cornelius Lansing, Dd
Dirok, Cornelius Lansing, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born at Lansingburgh, N.Y., March 3, 1785. He became pastor at Onondaga in 1807, at Stillwater in 1814, at Park Street, Boston, Massachusetts, in 1816, at Auburn, N.Y. (First Church), in 1817, at Utica (Second Church) in 1829, at Houston Street, New York city, in 1833, resided in Auburn from 1835 to 1838, in Illinois in 1839, was pastor successively at Utica, Syracuse, and Auburn until 1846, of churches in New York city and Brooklyn until 1855, and died March 19, 1857. He was also a professor in Auburn Theological Seminary from 1821 to 1826. See Nevin, Presb. Encyclop. s.v.