Humes, Thomas William, Dd

Humes, Thomas William, D.D.

a Protestant Episcopal clergyman and educator, was born at Knoxville, Tennessee, November 22, 1815. After graduating from the East Tennessee College in 1830, and studying theology for two years with Reverend Stephen Foster of Knoxville, he entered Princeton Seminary in 1832. In 1837 he joined the Protestant Episcopal Church, and was ordained in 1845. With the exception of two years, he preached until 1869. From 1865-83 he was president and professor of moral philosophy and Christian evidences; 1884-86 engaged in home mission work; 1886-92 librarian of the Lawson McGhee Library of Knoxville. He died January 16, 1892. See Necrological Report of Princeton Theol. Sent. 1893.

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