Fyfe, Robert A, Dd

Fyfe, Robert A., D.D.

a Baptist minister, was born of Scotch parents, October 20, 1816, at Saint- Philippe, near Montreal. He studied at Madison University, N.Y., and graduated at the Newton Theological Institution in 1842; was ordained at Brookline, Mass., and was pastor in Perth, Canada, the same year. In 1843 he removed to Montreal to take a position as professor in the college there; next year became pastor of a Church in Toronto; in 1848 was again pastor in Perth; about 1850 removed to Warren, R.I.; in 1853 to Milwaukee, Wisconsin; in 1855 to Toronto again, over the Bond Street Church; in 1860 was elected president of the Canadian Literary Institute at Woodstock, and died there, September 4, 1878. Few Baptist ministers in Canada have accomplished more for the denomination which he so ably represented than Dr. Fyfe. See Cathcart, Baptist Encyclop. s.v. (J.C.S.)

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