Hannay, Alexander, Dd
Hannay, Alexander, D.D.
an English Congregational minister, was born at Kirkcudbright, East Galloway, February 27, 1822. In 1846 he left college to take charge of a church in Dundee. About the year 1866 he became secretary of the Colonial]Missionary Society, and in 1870 secretary of the Congregational Union of England and Wales. He died November 12, 1890. He was one of the founders of the London Congregational Union, and occupied its chair in 1888. "There was scarcely a society among English Congregationalists in which he was not an active and valued counselor." See (English) Cong. Year-book, 1891, pages 176-180.