Totten, Silas, Dd, Lld
Totten, Silas, D.D., LL.D.
a Protestant Episcopal clergyman, was for a long time engaged in educational work in Williamsburg, Virginia, until 1859. In that year he was elected president of the Iowa State University, and also ministered in Trinity Church, Iowa City. For a number of years he was one of the standing committee of the diocese of Iowa; was one of the trustees of Griswold College, Davenport, and was identified with the missionary work in his diocese. In 1864 he was rector of St. John's Church, Decatur, Illinois; in 1867 became rector of Christ Church Seminary, Lexington, Kentucky, in charge of which he remained until his death, October 7, 1873. See Prot. Episc. Almanac, 1874, page 139.