Mctyeire, Holland Nimmons, Dd
McTyeire, Holland Nimmons, D.D
a bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, was born in Barnwell County, S.C., July 28, 1824; graduated from Randolph-Maconi College, Virginia in 1844; joined the Virginia Conference in 1845; in 1851 became editor of the New Orleans Christian Advocate, and in 1858 of the Nashville Christian Advocate; in 1866 was elected bishop; in 1873 was made president of the board of Vanderbilt University, and died February 15, 1889. He was the author of Duties of Christian Masters (1851): — Catechism of Church Government (1869): — Catechism on Bible History (eod.): — Manual of Discipline (1870): — History of Methodism (1884).