Lord, John Chase, Dd

Lord, John Chase, D.D.

a Presbyterian minister, was born at Washington, N.H., August 9, 1805. He studied at Plainfield Academy, and Madison and Hamilton colleges, from the last of which he graduated in 1825. After two years' editorial experience in Canada he went to Buffalo, N.Y., began the study of law, and was admitted to the bar in 1828. He united with the First Presbyterian Church of Buffalo in 1830, and soon after entered Auburn Theological Seminary, from which he graduated in 1833, and was called to the Church at Geneseo, where a wonderful revival occurred. In 1835 he became pastor of the Central Church at Buffalo, and remained until he gave up effective work in the ministry in 1873. He died there, January 21, 1877. Dr. Lord was the author of, Lectures to Young Men (1838): — Lectures on Civilization (1851), besides sermons and pamphlets. See (N.Y.) Evangelist, April 26, 1877; Genesis Cat. of Auburn Theol. Sem. 1883, page 263; Nevin, Presb. Encyclop. s.v. (W.P.S.)

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