Righter, Chester N
Righter, Chester N., an agent of the American Bible Society in the Levant, was a native of New Jersey. He graduated at Yale College in 1846; studied at New Haven and Andover, and afterwards spent a year or two in foreign travel for the benefit of his health. He sailed for the Levant in 1854, and died at Diarbekir, Turkey, in December 1856, aged about thirty. Extracts from his letters and journals will be found in The Bible in the Levant, by Samuel I. Prime. See Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.