Torsey, Henry P, Lld

Torsey, Henry P., LL.D.

a Methodist Episcopal educator, was born at Monmouth, Maine, August 7, 1819. His education was acquired at Monmouth and in the Maine Wesleyan Seminary. In 1841 he taught at East Greenwich, R.I.; two years later at Kent's Hill, and in 1844 was elected principal of Maine Wesleyan Seminary, which position he held for thirty-eight years. One year after the war he was United States Treasury agent in the South, and was offered the governorship of one of, the territories by President Lincoln. He was a member of the Maine Conference and of three General Conferences of his Church. He died September 16, 1892. See Minutes of the Annual Conferences (Spring) 1893.

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