Fitch, Eleazar Thompson, Dd
Fitch, Eleazar Thompson, D.D.
a Congregational divine, was born at New Haven, Connecticut, January 1, 1791. He graduated from Yale College in 1810, and from Andover Theological Seminary in 1815; was ordained in 1817, became professor in the Yale Divinity School the same year, lecturer on homiletics in 1853, professor emeritus in 1863, and died there, January 31, 1871. He often wrote for the religious reviews, published several sermons,and aided in compiling Congregational hymnnals.