Hall, Jeremiah, Dd
Hall, Jeremiah, D.D.
a Baptist minister was born at Swanson, N.H., May 21, 1805. He pursued his classical studies in the Brattleborough Academy, Vermont, and his theological studies at the Newton Seminary, where he graduated in 1830. He was ordained February 3, 1831, and had charge, successively, of churches in Fairfax, Westford, and Bennington; afterwards became one of the pioneer laborers of his denomination in what was then the territory of Michigan, and assisted in the organization of the Church at Kalamazoo, of which he was the pastor eight years (1835-43), and subsequently at Akron, Ohio. (1843-45). For some time he was principal of the Norwalk Institute; then pastor in Granville (1851-53); president of Denison University (185363); and being a pastor for a time at Shell Rock, Iowa, returned to Michigan, where he labored as occasion offered until his death, May 30, 1881. See Genesis Cat. of Newton Sem. page 9. (J.C.S.).