Horne, James Wesley, Lld
Horne, James Wesley, LL.D.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born on the island of Jamaica, W.I., March 24, 1823. He graduated from Wesleyan University, Connecticut, in 1852, and in 1853 became the first principal of Monrovian Academy, Liberia, Africa. Returning in broken health to America, he joined the New York East Conference in 1858, and from that time (with the exception of a visit to Europe and the East in 1870) continued to fill important pastoral positions until his sudden death, September 6, 1884. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1885, page 98; Alumi Record of Wesleyan University, 1883, pages 116, 586.