Scott, James (2)

Scott, James (2), a Presbyterian minister, was born in Armagh County, Ireland, Aug. 1, 1825. He made a profession of religion in his sixteenth year, immediately began his preparatory studies for the ministry, and graduated with honor at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, in 1848. Soon after, he emigrated to America; graduated at Princeton Theological Seminary, N. J., in 1852; was licensed by Luzerne Presbytery in 1851; taught in the academy at Attleborough, Bucks Co., PA, until 1853; was ordained pastor of the Church at Holmes-burgh, PA, June 6, 1854, which relation lasted for seven years, during which time he was zealous and faithful. In 1859 he was a commissioner to the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church, which met at Indianapolis, Ind. He died Aug. 28, 1861. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1862, p. 117. (J. L. S.)

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