Trimble, Joseph Mcdowell, Dd
Trimble, Joseph Mcdowell, D.D.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in the year 1807. After graduating at the University of Ohio in 1829, he joined the Ohio Conference. From 1836 to 1840 he was professor of mathematics in Augusta College. For thirty-one years he was secretary of his conference, and rerepresented it in thirteen General Conferences. For thirty-nine years he was a trustee, and for twenty years agent of Ohio Wesleyan University. For thirty-two years he was a member of the General Missionary Committee, and for four years one of the missionary secretaries. He died May 6, 1891. See Cyclop. of Methodism, Christianity in Earnest, May- June, 1891.