Drury, Asa, Dd
Drury, Asa, D.D.
a Baptist minister, was born July 26, 1802. He graduated from Yale College in 1829, and for two years following was rector of the Hopkins Grammar-school at New Haven; was ordained as an evangelist in the Baptist ministry, September 14, 1834; was professor of languages in Denison University, Granville, Ohio, and held the office one year, 1836; for three years (1836-39) was professor of Greek in Cincinnati College; the year following a professor in what is now Colby University, Waterville, Maine; then returned to Cincinnati College after a time became principal of the classical school connected with the Baptist Theological Institute at Covington, Kentucky, and at the same time professor of ecclesiastical history and Greek literature; for several years was principal of the highschool, and superienntendent of schools in Covington; and spent the last four years of his life in St.Anthony, Minnesota, where he was pastor of a Baptist Church. We died March 18, 1870. (J.C.S.)