Smith, Thomas (4)
Smith, Thomas (4), a Congregational minister, was born in Litchfield, Me., Aug. 17, 1812. Converted at the age of twenty-one, he set out to prepare himself for the ministry, and, by his own exertions prepared for college, graduated at Bowdoin College in 1840, and at Bangor Theological Seminary in 1843. He preached in Maine at Cherryfield and Orrington, and in 1849 became pastor of Brewer Village, where he continued until his death, April 7, 1861. Mr. Smith was preeminently excellent as a pastor, and was much beloved by his people. He was much attached to his work, and pursued his objects with unconquerable energy. See Congregational Quarterly, 1861, p. 376.