Hitchcock, Henry L, Dd
Hitchcock, Henry L., D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born at Benton, Ohio, October 31, 1813. He studied at the Benton Academy, graduated from Yale College in 1832, and spent some time as a student in the Lane Theological Seminary. He was licensed to preach in 1837, and installed at Morgan, Ohio, the same year. In 1840 he began to preach at Columbus, and the next year was installed pastor there. In 1855 he was elected president of Western Reserve College, after leaving which position he lived in retirement until his death at Hudson, Ohio, July 6, 1873. See Nevin, Presb. Encyclop. s.v.