Wisner, William, Dd
Wisner, William, D.D.
a Presbyterian divine, was born at Warwick, N. Y., in 1782. He studied law, and practiced in Orange County; abandoned the law, and became pastor of a Church in Ithaca; was pastor of a Church in Rochester from 1830 to 1862; removed to Cedar Rapids, Ia., in 1870, and died there Jan. 7,1871. He published, Incidents in the Life of a Pastor (1851): —
Elements of Civil Liberty; or, The Way to Maintain Free Institutions (1853): — besides single Sermons, pamphlets, and contributions to periodicals.