Houghton, Daniel Clay, Dd
Houghton, Daniel Clay, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister (N.S.), was born at Lynton, Vermont, in 1814. He graduated at the University of Vermont in 1840, subsequently taught a few years in Western New York, and then entered the ministry in the Methodist Episcopal Church. He was one of the founders of Genesee College, in Lima, N.Y.; was for some years professor of moral and intellectual philosophy in the college, and at the same time acted as financial agent. In 1853 he joined the Presbyterian Church, and in 1854 was appointed editor of the Genesee Evangelist. He died July 8, 1860. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1861, page 160.