Thomas, Robert S, Dd
Thomas, Robert S., D.D.
a Baptist minister, was born. in Scott County, Kentucky, June 20, 1805. He united with the Church in 1821, was ordained, in 1830, pastor at Columbia, Missouri, and for several years performed much evangelical labor in Missouri, being the first to introduce Sabbath-schools into that state. He was chosen professor of languages and moral science in the State University, and in 1853 president of William Jewell College. He finally removed to Kansas City, where he organized a church, of which he was the pastor until his death, June 12, 1859. See Cathcart, Baptist Encyclop. page 1149. (J.C.S.)