Walker, Aldace, Dd

Walker, Aldace, D.D.

a Congregational minister, was born in Strafford, Vt., July 20, 1812. He was prepared for college at Kimball Union Academy, and graduated at Dartmouth College in 1837. From here he went to Brattleborough, and remained as principal of its High school for one year, until 1838, at which time he entered Yale Theological Seminary, where he remained until 1839. He then entered Andover Theological Seminary, and, after remaining one year in study, graduated in 1840. He was ordained at West Rutland, Vt., Dec. 30, 1840, where he preached for twenty-two years, and was dismissed Aug. 26, 1862. He then became acting pastor at Wallingford, Vt., in 1862, until installed there, March 10, 1869, in which office he remained until his death. He was disabled from service and resigned in January, 1877, but his Church did not accept. He was a trustee of Middlebury College from 1853; corporate member of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions from 1873. He was register of the General Convention of Vermont from 1856 to 1870, and a member of Fairbank's Board of Education from its first appointment in 1856. He died of general debility, July 24, 1878. (W.P.S.)

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