Lord, Eleazer an American theological writer, was born in 1798. With an excellent preparatory education, improved by close study to such a degree that in 1821 Dartmouth College, and in 1827 Williams, conferred on him the honorary degree of A.M., he devoted a portion of his time during an active business life as a merchant, president of an insurance company, and for some years of the Erie Railway Company, to the study of theological science. In 1866 he received from the University of New York the degree of LL.D. Blindness saddened his latter years, but his treasured learning comforted him. He died at Piermont, N.Y., June 3, 1871.