Happersett, Reese, Dd
Happersett, Reese, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born at Brandywine, Pennsylvania, July 31, 1810. He graduated from Washington College, Pa., in 1836, and from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1839; was licensed by the New Castle Presbytery the same year, and ordained in 1841. In 1844 he was appointed agent for the Board of Domestic Missions, and in this position was eminently active and useful. In 1850 he became assistant secretary of the board, and in 1859 was elected corresponding secretary. He died October 2, 1866. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1867, page 154.