Keith, Reuel, Dd
Keith, Reuel, D.D.
a Protestant Episcopal minister in America, was born at Pittsford, Vt., in 1792, and passed A.B. in Middlebury College in 1814. After teaching for some time, he became an assistant at St. John's, Georgetown, D. C., and, in 1820, professor of humanity and history in Williamsburgh, Va. A theological seminary having been established soon after in Alexandria, he became professor of pulpit eloquence and pastoral theology there, and in 1827 was made D.D. by his alma mater. For upwards of twenty years he continued to discharge his duties, when his mind became unstrung in regard to his salvation, and the cloud was removed by death Sept. 3,1842. He published a Translation (from the German) of Hengstenberg's Christology of the Old Testament (Alexandria, D. C., 1836, 3 vols. 8vo). See Sprague, Annals, 5:625.