Trowbridge, Tillman Conklin, Lld
Trowbridge, Tillman Conklin, LL.D.
a missionary, was born in Troy County, Michigan, January 28, 1831. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1852, and Union Theological Seminary in 1855. Taking appointment under the American Board, he reached Constantinople early in 1856. The first year of service was in Constantinople; from there he was sent through Northern Armenia, returning in 1861. The six years following he had charge of the city mission work in Constantinople. In 1868 he removed to Marash to take part in the theological instruction there. In 1872 he was appointed to raise funds for the college then decided upon at Aintab. In 1876 he returned and was appointed president of the college, which position he held until his death, July 20, 1888.