Whittemore, Thomas, Dd
Whittemore, Thomas, D.D.
an American Universalist minister, was born in Boston in 1800. He was apprenticed successively as a morocco-dresser, brassfunder, and boot- maker; studied theology, and in April, 1821, was settled as pastor of the Church at Milford, Mass.; removed to a Church at Cambridgeport in 1822; resigned this pastorate in 1831, but remained in Cambridge the rest of his life; was joint editor of the Universalist Magazine; established The Trumpet, a Universalist newspaper, in 1828, and was sole editor and proprietor of it for thirty years; was a member of the Massachusetts Legislature, president of the Cambridge bank, and president of the Vermont and Massachusetts Railroad, and died in Cambridge, March 21,1861. He was the author of, Modern History of Universalism (1830): — A Commentary on the Revelation of St. John (1838): — Commentary on the Book of Daniel: — Plain Guide to Universalism (1840): — Autobiography (1859): and other works.