Perrine, William Henry, Dd
Perrine, William Henry, D.D.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Lyons, N.Y., October 8, 1827, and moved with his parents to Michigan in 1833. He was converted at the age of thirteen; in 1853 graduated at the Spring Arbor College, having entered the ministry in 1851. The following are his successive appointments: South Albion, Jackson; Lafayette Street, Detroit; Adrian, Ann Arbor; superannuated two years; Flint; professor in Albion College four years; presiding elder of Lansing District; professor' again in Albion College; St. Joseph, Albion, Marengo, Parma, Concord. He died in Albion, Michigan, January 22, 1881. Dr. Perrine was a fine pulpit orator, and had great versatility of his talent. He took especial interest in Sunday-schools and Bible studies, having visited Palestine in 1857. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1881, page 312; Simpson, Cyclop. of Methodism, s.v.