Pierce, James Edwin
Pierce, James Edwin an American divine of, note, was born at West Townsend, Vermont in 1839. He graduated at Middlebury College in 1861, and at Au.burn Theological Seminary in 1865. On his graduation he was elected to a professorship (of the Hebrew language and literature) in the last-named institution, which position he retained till his death (at Auburn, July 13, 1870). He was a close student, a thorough and able teacher, and an impressive and popular preacher. — Appleton's Amer. Cyclop. 10:570.