Haight, Benjamin I, Std, Lld
Haight, Benjamin I., S.T.D., LL.D.
a Protestant Episcopal clergyman, was born in the city of New York, October 16, 1809. He graduated at Columbia College in 1828, and at the General Theological Seminary in the same city in 1831; was ordained that year, and became rector of St. Peter's Church in his native city; in 1834 of St. Paul's, Cincinnati; in 1837 of All-Saints', New York, and the same year likewise professor of pastoral theology in the General Theological Seminary, retaining the latter position until 1855, when he was associated with Trinity parish in the same city. He died there February 21, 1879.