Matlack, Lucius C, Dd
Matlack, Lucius C., D.D.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Baltimore, Maryland, April 28, 1816. He was converted when sixteen years of age: licensed to preach in 1837, but refused admittance the same year and also the one following into the Philadelphia Conference, on account of his anti-slavery sentiments; in 1840 was admitted into the New England Conference; in 1842 withdrew from the Methodist Episcopal Church and joined in the organization of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection; was admitted into the Philadelphia Conference in 1867, and labored successfully until his death, at Cambridge, Maryland, June 24, 1883. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1884, page 79; Simpson, Cyclop. of Methodism, s.v.