Montgomery, James (1), Dd
Montgomery, James (1), D.D.
a clergyman of the Protestant Episcopal Church, was born in Philadelphia November 25, 1787, and was educated at Princeton College, where he graduated in 1815. After practicing law for a short time, he prepared for holy orders; was ordained in 1816, and elected rector of St. Michael's, N.J.
In 1818 he became rector of Grace Church, New York, and subsequently removed to St. Stephen's, Philadelphia, where he held several important offices, and devoted himself to his ministry with much earnestness till his death, March 17, 1834. His works are five Sermons, issued at different times. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 5:596.