Lord, William Hayes, Dd

Lord, William Hayes, D.D.

a Congregational minister, son of president Nathan Lord, was born in Amherst, N.H., March 11, 1824. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1843, and three years after from Andover Theological Seminary; was ordained pastor at Montpelier, Vermont, September 20, 1847, and died there, March 18, 1877. He was a trustee of the Washington County Grammar School from 1853, and president from 1865. From 1847 to 1875 he was director of the Vermont Bible Society, and held the same relation to the Domestic Missionary Society from 1853 to 1877. After 1870 he was president of the Vermont Historical Society, of which he had been for some time previously a member. In 1876 he was appointed fish commissioner of Vermont. He was moderator of the General Convention of Vermont in 1861; was corporate member of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions from 1873; and the following year became editor of the Vermont Chronicle. See Cong. Quarterly, 1878, page 446.

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