Puffer, Reuben D.D., an American divine of note, was born at Sudbury, Mass., in 1756, and was educated at Harvard College, class of 1778. He then studied divinity, and became pastor of a Congregational church in Bolton (afterwards called Berlin), Mass. He held this place until his death, in 1829. He published: Election Sermon (1803): — Dudleian Lecture in Harvard
College (1808): — Convention Sermon (1811): — Two Sermons (1826); and some secular addresses. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, ii, 206 sq.