Loomis, Augustus Ward, Dd
Loomis, Augustus Ward, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born at Andover, Connecticut, September 4, 1816. After graduating from Hamilton College in 1841; and Princeton Theological Seminary in 1844, he became missionary to China, 1844-50; missionary to the Creek Indians, 1852-53; in regular pastoral work, 1853- 59; and in 1859-91 missionary to the Chinese in San Francisco, where he died, July 26, 1891. He was the author of Learn to Say No (1856): — Scenes in Chusan (1857): — How to Die Happy (1858): — Scenes in the Indian Country (1859): — A Child a Hundred Years Old (ibid.): — Profits of Godliness (ibid.): — Confucius and the Chinese Classics (1867): — Chinese and English Lessons (1872).