Helm, James Isbell, Dd
Helm, James Isbell, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, and afterwards an Episcopal, was born in Washington County, Tennessee, April 25, 1811. He graduated from Georgetown College, Kentucky, in 1833, and from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1836. He was ordained an evangelist by the Presbytery of West Tennessee, June 23, 1838; labored as a missionary in Giles County in 1837 and 1838; was pastor at Salem, N.J., in 1840; teacher at Newton in 1852; at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1853, and at Princeton, N.J., in 1855. He was reordained in the Protestant Episcopal Church in 1860; was an assistant rector in St. Mark's Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from 1860 to 1862; rector at St. Paul's Church, Sing Sing, N.Y., in 1863, and died there October 15, 1880. See Genesis Cat. of Princeton Theol. Sem. 1881, page 94.