Smith, Josiah D, Dd

Smith, Josiah D., D.D., a Presbyterian divine, was born in Westmoreland County, Pa., Nov. 20, 1814. He was educated in South Hanover College, Ind., studied divinity in the South Hanover Theological Seminary, was licensed by the Madison Presbytery and ordained by the Columbus Presbytery, O., in 1841, and installed pastor of the Truro and Hamilton churches in that state. He subsequently became pastor of the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Columbus, where he died May 29, 1863. Dr. Smith was a man of high intellectual worth. He published, Truth in Love: — Sermons (Phila. 1864), with a biographical preface by the Rev. James M. Platt and an introduction by M. W. Jacobus, D.D. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1864, p. 193; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors. (J.L.S.)

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