Peirce, Bradford Kinney, Dd
Peirce, Bradford Kinney, D.D.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Royalton, Vermont, February 3, 1819. He graduated from Wesleyan University in 1841, and joined the New England Conference in 1846. He was editor of the Sunday-School Messenger and Sunday-School Teacher, 1844-45, and agent of the Sunday-School Union, 1854-56; superintendent and chaplain of the State Industrial School at Lancaster, Massachusetts, 1856-62; chaplain of the House of Refuge on Randall's Island, N.Y., 1862-72; editor of Zion's Herald for sixteen years, and finally financial agent for Boston University. He died April 19, 1889. See Minutes of Annual Conferences (Spring), 1890, page 104.