Gillett, Ezra Hall, Dd
Gillett, Ezra Hall, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born at Colchester, Connecticut, July 5, 1823. He graduated from Yale College in 1841, and from Union Theological Seminary, N.Y., in 1844. He remained a resident licentiate until 1845, when he was ordained pastor of the Presbyterian Church at Harlem. He continued in this charge, an efficient and successful pastor, until 1870, when he accepted the appointment of professor in the New York University, and occupied that position until his death, September 2, 1875. Dr. Gillett wrote, besides frequent articles for the periodical press, a Life of Huss (1861): — History of the Presbyterian Church (1864): — Moral System (1875). (W.P.S.)