Hemenway, Francis Dana, Dd
Hemenway, Francis Dana, D.D.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Chelsea, Vermont, November 10, 1830. He was converted in early life. graduated from the Concord Biblical Institute in 1853, taught in Newbury Seminary, where he had formerly been a pupil, joined the Vermont Conference, and in 1855 was stationed at Montpelier, where he remained two years, and then located on account of ill-health. In 1857 he removed to Evanston, Illinois, as principal of a preparatory school there, and soon after was elected adjunct professor of Biblical literature in the Garrett Biblical Institute of that place. He was afterwards promoted to the chair of Biblical exegesis, and finally made professor of exegetical theology, having meanwhile become a member of the Michigan Conference, and in 1861 he was temporarily a pastor in Kalamazoo, and the following year was transferred to the Rock River Conference, and stationed in Chicago. He was a delegate to the General- Conference in 1876. He died April 19, 1884. See Minutes of Annual Conference, 1884, page 342.