Short, David Hawkins, Dd
Short, David Hawkins, D.D.
a Protestant Episcopal clergyman, was born in 1806. He graduated from Trinity College in 1833, and from the General Theological Seminary, N.Y., in 1836; was ordained the same year; for a number of years was employed as a teacher in Ridgefield, Connecticut; in 1860 became rector of St. James's Church, Waisted; in 1861 of Grace Church, Broadbrook; in 1866 removed to Greenmich as rector of two churches, viz.: Calvary Church, at Round Hill, and Emmanuel Church, in Glenville; in 1867 officiated in St. John's Church, Hartford; the next year in the Memorial Church of the Holy Trinity, Westport. He resided in Portland, in 1870, without charge; but the following year officiated in Trinity Church, in that place; in 1872 he was chosen rector of St. Andrew's Church, Northford, where he remained for several years. He died in Fairfield, January 21, 1877. See Prot. Episc. Almanac, 1878, page 170.