Gillette, Charles, Dd
Gillette, Charles, D.D.
a Protestant Episcopal clergyman, was born at Granby, Connecticut, in 1813. He graduated from Trinity College, Hartford, in 1838; soon after became one of the professors in the Virginia High School, near Alexandria; and afterwards a student in the theological seminary in that city. He was ordained in 1842, and in October of that year was sent out as a missionary to Texas; established himself at Houston, and successfully labored there and in the regions adjacent until the close of 1851. During the next five years he had charge of the diocesan school and of St. Paul's College. In 1856 he accepted the rectorship of St. David's Church, Austin, from which he removed: to St. Paul's Church, Steubenville, Ohio. He died in 1869. See Amer. Quar. Church Rev. January 1870, page 634.