Folsom, Nathaniel Smith, Dd
Folsom, Nathaniel Smith, D.D.
a Congregational minister and educator, was born at Portsmouth, N.H., March 12,1806; graduated from Dartmouth College in 1828, and Andover Theological Seminary in 1831; in 1833 became professor of languages in Lane Theological Seminary; the next three years professor of biblical literature in the Western Reserve College; and resumed the pastorate in 1836, serving various churches. In 1847-49 the Christian Register was under his editorial care; 1849-61 he occupied the chair of Biblical literature in the Theological Seminary at Meadyille, Pa. The rest of his life was spent in retirement. He died at Asheville, N.C., November 10, 1890. See (Am.) Cong. Year-book, 1891.