Wayland, John, Dd

Wayland, John, D.D.

a clergyman of the Protestant Episcopal Church, was born in New York city.; His father was pastor of a Baptist Church in Troy, N. Y. John graduated from Union College with honor; he became professor of mathematics and rhetoric in Brown, University, Providence, R. I., of which institution. Dr. Francis Wayland, his brother, was president. For many years he was pastor of a Baptist congregation in Salem, Mass.; but afterwards entered the Protestant Episcopal Church, and became rector of St. John's parish, Canandaigua, N.Y. In 1848 he assumed the rectorship of St. James's parish, Roxbury, Mass., where he remained twelve years. The last two years of his life were spent in Saratoga, without parochial charge. He died at Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Oct. 16, 1863. See Amer. Quar, Church Review, Jan. 1864, p. 668.

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