Walker, James (2), Dd
Walker, James (2), D.D.
an American Unitarian clergyman, was born at Burlington, Mass., then a part of Woburn, Aug. 16, 1794. He graduated at Harvard College in 1814, and studied theology at Cambridge; was pastor of the Unitarian Church in Charlestown from 1818 to 1839; editor of the Christian Examiner from 1831 to 1839; was Alford professor of intellectual and moral philosophy from 1839 to 1853; and president of Harvard College from 1853 to 1860. He died at Cambridge, Dec. 23, 1874. Among his published works are, Sermons Preached in the Chapel of Harvard College (1861): — Memoir of Josiah Quincy (1867). He was also editor of Stewart's Active and Moral Powers (1849), and Reid's Intellectual Powers (1850).