Mcmasters, Sterling Y, Dd, Lld
McMasters, Sterling Y., D.D., LL.D.
a Protestant Episcopal clergyman, was born at Guilford Court House, N.C., December 13, 1813. He graduated at the State University, was ordained in 1846, and officiated in 1853 as rector of a church in Alton, Illinois. In 1858 he removed to Palmyra, Missouri, as president of St. Paul's College in that place, and remained in this position until 1861, when he became chaplain of the 27th regiment of Illinois Volunteers, United States army; in the following year he officiated in St. Paul, Minnesota, and soon after became rector of Christ Church, in that place, where he remained until his death. He died November 5, 1875. See Prot. Episc. Almanac, 1876, page 150.