Whedon, Daniel Denison, Dd, Lld (2)
Whedon, Daniel Denison., D.D., LL.D.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Onoidaga, N.Y., March 20, 1808. He graduated from Hamilton College in 1828, and then studied law; taught at Cazenovia, N.Y., 1830-31; was tutor at Hamilton, 1831-32; and 1833-43 professor of ancient languages and literature in Wesleyan University. In 1836 he was ordained; and became pastor in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in 1843-45; in 1845-52 he was professor of logic, rhetoric, and history in the University of Michigan, where he served as president of the faculty in 1847-48; in 1855 was pastor at Jamaica, L.I.; in 1856-84, editor of the Methodist Quarterly Review, and general editor of the publications of the Book Concern. He died June 8, 1885. Besides many articles contributed to various periodicals, Dr. Whedon published, Public Addresses, Collegiate and Popular (1856): — Commentary on Matthew and Mark (1860): — Freedom of the Will (1864): — Commentary on the
New Testament (5 volumes): — On the Old Testament (7 volumes). Two volumes of his collected papers appeared in 1886.