Vinton, Justus H, Dd
Vinton, Justus H., D.D.
a Baptist missionary in Burmah, was born in Wilmington, Conn., Feb. 17, 1806, and was educated at the Hamilton Literary and Theological Institute; now Madison University. He sailed from Boston July 3, 1834, for the field of his missionary labors, where he remained, meeting with remarkable success in his work, until his return to the United States in 1848. He returned to Burmah in 1850, and continued his labors, devoting himself especially to the conversion and religious training of the Karens. He died March 31, 1858. Mr. Vinton is regarded as one of the most zealous and successful missionaries ever sent to heathen lands by the Baptists of the United States. (J. C. S.)