Shipp, Albert Micajah, Dd
Shipp, Albert Micajah, D.D.
a minister and educator of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, was born in Stokes County, N.C., June 15, 1819. He graduated from the University of North Carolina, and entered the South Carolina Conference in 1841. He served six years as a pastor; one as a presiding elder; two and a half as president of a female college at Greensboro, N.C.; nine years as professor of history in his alma mater; sixteen years president of Wofford College, S.C.; ten years professor of exegetical theology at Vanderbilt University, serving three, years of that time as dean of the theological faculty and three as vice-chancellor of the university. He retired to private life in 1885, and died June 27, 1887. He was author of a History of Methodism in South Carolina. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M.E. Church, South, 1887, page 121.