Schenck, Noah Hunt, Dd
Schenck, Noah Hunt, D.D.
a Protestant Episcopal minister, was born near Trenton, N.J., June 30, 1825. He graduated from Princeton College in 1844, studied law, and practiced it for a year in Trenton and three years in Cincinnati, Ohio; but having decided to enter the ministry, studied theology at the Seminary in Gambier, where he graduated in 1853. His first parish was at Hillsboro'. In 1856-57 he preached at Gambier, and from 1857 to 1859 in Trinity Church, Chicago, Illinois. While in that city he founded and edited The Western Churchman. In 1859 he accepted a call to Emanuel Church, at Baltimore, where he remained until he went to Brooklyn, in 1867, as rector of St. Ann's Church, where he continued until his death, January 4, 1885. Dr. Schenck travelled several times in Europe, and was the author of several works, mostly letters of travel and sermons. At one time he edited
The Protestant Churchman of New York, and he was talked of for bishop on several occasions. He was regarded as a preacher of great ability, and always was listened to by large congregations.