Green, Anson, Dd
Green, Anson, D.D.
a Canadian Methodist minister, was born at Middlebury, N.Y., September 27, 1801. He went to Upper Canada, in 1822, taught school in Prince Edward County, was called into the ministry in 1824, received on trial in 1825, ordained as elder in 1830, was presiding elder from 1832 to 1845, was book steward from 1845, superannuated from 1854 to 1859, was again book steward from 1859 to 1865, and retired finally from active service in the latter-year. He was elected president of the conference in 1842. and 1863, and representative to the British Conference in 1846n and 1854. He died. at his home in Toronto. February 19, 1879. Dr. Green was a faithful laborer, a successful and popular preacher, and discharged with- efficiency the duties of all the offices with which he was intrusted. He wrote his own Life and Times, a valuable book, which was published at the request of the conference. See Minutes of the Toronto Conference, 1879, page 13.