Donelson, Park Shattuck, Dd
Donelson, Park Shattuck, D.D.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Colerain, Massachusetts, April 17, 1825. He was converted in 1835;. accepted the call to the ministry in 1842; graduated from the Michigan University in 1849, and spent the next two years in the theological school at Auburn, N.Y. He joined the Michigan Conference in 1851, and served two years as professor of ancient languages in Albion College. The next two years he was pastor at Lansing, when he was elected president of the Ohio Wesleyan Female College, at Delaware, Ohio, and in that capacity served seventeen years. The last ten years of his life were spent in the pastorate, in the Central Ohio Conference. He was twice a delegate to the General Conference, and a delegate to the First (Ecumenical Conference (London, 1881). He died in Dexter, Michigan, May 6, 1882. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1882, page 327; Genesis Cat. of Auburn Theol. Sem. 1883, page 287.