Sanford, Miles, Dd
Sanford, Miles, D.D.
a Baptist minister, a native of Connecticut, was for a time a Methodist, then became a Baptist, and was pastor of the First Baptist Church in Chicago, Illinois; subsequently an editor in Detroit, Michigan, from which place he removed to East Boston, Massachusetts, then to Gloucester, and at length to North Adams, whence he went as chaplain of a Western Massachusetts regiment to active service in the late war. Next he was for a short period financial secretary of the American Bible Union, and then became pastor of the First Church in Salem, N.J., where he remained about two years. He died at Salem, October 31, 1874. See Cathcart, Baptist Encyclop. page 1028. (J.C.S.)