Pinckard, Patrick M
Pinckard, Patrick M.
a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, was born near the opening of the present century. He was converted about 1840, and in 1844 entered the itinerant ranks of the Methodist ministry, and preached successfully until 1870 within the bounds of the Missouri Conference. During this long term of ministerial life he was employed in circuit, station, and district work; also in the agency of Central College, and, later, as the depositary in St. Louis of the Book-house of Missouri Methodism, in all of which places of trust and responsibility he gained the approval, confidence, and esteem of his brethren and the Church. He-died Sept. 23, 1871. See Minutes of Annual Conf. M. E. Church, South, 1872, p. 738.