Sears, Clinton W
Sears, Clinton W., a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, was born in Chautauqua County, N. Y. April 27, 1819. He was educated at Yale College and Middletown Wesleyan University. He was a member of the Cincinnati Conference, and had occupied Several responsible stations, when, in 1862, he was appointed chaplain of the Ninety-fifth Regiment of Ohio Volunteers. He was seized while in service With the camp dysentery, and returned to his home, July 15, 1863, and died Aug. 25,1863. Mr. Sears was a good scholar, an able preacher, and a faithful pastor. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1863, p. 148.