Mckean, James W
McKean, James W.
a Presbyterian minister, was born in Lawrence County, Pa., April 30, 1833; was educated at Richmond College and Jefferson College, Canonsburg, Pa. (class of 1859), and at the Western Theological Seminary; in 1862 was licensed and ordained by the Ohio Presbytery, with a view to labor as a domestic missionary in the Lake Superior region; in 1863 was elected principal of the Synodical School at Hopkinton, Iowa, where he continued to labor until May, 1864, when he enlisted in the service of his country. He died while in camp, July 9, 1854. Mr. McKean was an accurate scholar, a good teacher, and a model of Christian piety. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1866, p. 137.