Richards, Thomas Ts
Richards, Thomas T.S., a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, was born in Baltimore, Md., Sept. 13, 1834. He professed conversion when in his thirteenth year, and in due time entered the ranks of the local ministry. In 1864 he was received on trial in the East Baltimore Conference, and continued in active service until the fall of 1868, when failing health compelled him to seek relief in rest. In the spring of 1869 he was transferred to the Baltimore Conference and given a supernumerary relation. lie died Dec. 26, 1869. Mr. Richards was a preacher of creditable abilities, and, as a Christian, was ardent and devout. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1870, p. 19.