Wright, Lyman, Dd
Wright, Lyman, D.D.
a Baptist minister, was born at Westford, Otsego County, N.Y., September 28, 1816. He united with the Church September 3, 1831, pursued his studies at Madison University, was ordained as an evangelist February 11, 1838, became pastor at Exeter in 1839, at Cockville in 1841, at Fayetteville in 1845. For one year he was collecting agent of the Missionary Union. In 1854 he became pastor at Norwich, N.Y., in 1858 at Trenton, N.J., returned to Norwich in 1859, where he remained until 1861, when he undertook to raise funds for Madison University. His next pastorate was in Newburgh, from 1864 to 1869, and his next and last in Binghamton, where he died, April 2, 1879. (J.C.S.)