Howard, Solomon, Dd, Lld
Howard, Solomon, D.D., LL.D.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born November 14, 1811. He joined the Church in 1828, graduated from Augusta College, Kentucky, in 1833, and entered the Ohio Conference in 1835. After eight years of successful work in the pastorate, he was for two years principal of the Ohio Wesleyan University. From 1845 to 1852 he was in educational work in Springfield, Ohio. In 1852 he was elected president of the Ohio University, at Athens, where he remained for twenty years. He died August 11, 1873, at San Jose, California. He was a delegate to the General Conference of 1856. He was emphatically an educator, and many a poor young man will remember his sympathy for him in his struggles for an education. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1873.