Holmnan, Russell, Dd
Holmnan, Russell, D.D.
a Baptist minister, was born at Warwick, Massachusetts, August 14, 1812. He graduated from Brown University, became a pastor in Greene County, Kentucky, in 1839, in 1842 of the Coliseum Church at New Orleans in 1845 secretary of the Southern Baptist Home Mission, an office which he retained (with a pastoral interval from 1851 to 1856) until 1862, after which he labored occasionally as health would permit in Louisiana, Illinois, Kentucky, and Missouri, until disabled by paralysis in 1876. He died December 2, 1879. See Cathcart, Baptist Encyclop. s.v.