Thompson, George Washington, Dd
Thompson, George Washington, D.D.
a Presbyterian divine, was born at New Providence, Essex Co., J., Oct. 10,1819; converted in 1835; graduated at Rutgers College, New Brunswick, N. J., and at the Princeton Theological Seminary; was licensed by the Presbytery of New Brunswick; ordained pastor of the churches of Mifflinsburg and New Berlin, 1842; became pastor of the Church of Lower Tuscarora in 1847, and remained there seventeen years. He died Jan. 28, 1864. Dr. Thompson had an acute, ready, practical mind. As a scholar he was thorough and critical; his Expository Lectures on Daniel and on the Romans display a vast amount of patient research, deep thinking, critical analysis, and full knowledge of the teachings of the Bible. : See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1865, p.123.