Eldridge, Joseph, Dd
Eldridge, Joseph, D.D.
a Congregational minister, was born at Yarmouth, Massachusetts, July 18, 1804. After a preliminary course at Phillips Academy, he graduated from Yale College in 1829, and in 1832 from Yale Divinity School. He was ordained pastor of the Church at Norfolk, Connecticut, April 25, 1832, and continued to serve in that parish until November 2, 1874. He died there, March 31, 1875. From 1847 he was a member of the corporation of Yale College; from 1867 of the American Boards for Foreign Missions. See Cong. Quarterly, 1876, page 424.