Holley, Horace, Lld
Holley, Horace, LL.D.
A Unitarian minister, was born in Salisbury, Conn., Feb. 13, 1781; graduated at Yale College in 1803; in 1805 was minister of Greenfield Hill, Fairfield, and in 1809 minister of Hollis Street, Boston. In 1818 he became the president of Transylvania University, Lexington, Ky., which office he retained until 1827. He died on a voyage to New York July 31, 1827. He had great reputation as a pulpit orator, and published several occasional sermons and addresses. See Memoir of Dr. Holley, by his Widow; North American Review, 37, 403; Allibone, Dictionary of Authors, I, 866.