Park, Calvin, Dd

Park, Calvin, D.D.

a Congregational minister, was born at Northbridge, Massachusetts, September 11, 1774. He graduated from Brown University in 1797, three years after was appointed tutor in the university, and in 1804 was elected professor of languages. From 1811 to 1825 he was professor of moral philosophy and metaphysics. In 1800 he was licensed to preach, in 1815 ordained an evangelist, and from 1826 to 1840 was pastor of the Evangelical Congregational Church at Stoughton. He died there, January 5, 1847. His literary taste was exquisite, and he instinctively perceived the beauties and defects of a literary performance. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 2:460.

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