Nevin, Alfred, Dd, Lld
Nevin, Alfred, D.D., LL.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born at Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, March 14, 1816. He graduated from Jefferson College in 1834, and was admitted to the bar in 1837. In 1840 he graduated from the Western Theological Seminary. He was a pastor until 1861, when he became editor of the Standard, which was subsequently merged into the Northwestern Presbyterian. In 1872-74 he was editor of the Presbyterian Weekly, and in 1875-80 of the Presbyterian Journal. He edited the Presbyterian Cyclopcedia. He died September 4, 1890. For a list of his works, see Appletons' Cyclop of Amer. Literature.