Stiles, Joseph Clay, Dd, Lld
Stiles, Joseph Clay, D.D., LL.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born in Savannah, Georgia, December 6, 1795. He graduated from Yale College in 1814, studied and practiced law, spent one year (1825) in Andover Theological Seminary, became an evangelist in Georgia and Florida (1829), and afterwards (1835) in Kentucky; pastor in Richmond, Virginia (1844), at Mercer Street, New York city (1848), agent of the American Bible Society (1850), pastor in New Haven, Connecticut (1853), and finally an evangelist in several of the Southern states. He died March 27, 1875. See Nevin, Presb. Encyclop. s.v.