Wylie, Andrew, Dd

Wylie, Andrew, D.D.

a Protestant Episcopal clergyman and professor, was 'born at Washington in 1789. He was educated in the Presbyterian Church, and passed A.B. at Jefferson College, Canonsburgh, Pa., in 1810. He was licensed by the Presbytery of Ohio in 1812, and soon after installed pastor of Miller's Run Church. He was subsequently chosen president of Jefferson and Washington colleges, and extended his services as a preacher to Ten Mile and West Liberty, till his removal to Pigeon Creek, where his memory is still cherished. In 1828 he was elected president of Indiana College, and removed to Bloomington, where he joined the Episcopal Church. Twice he represented the diocese in General Convention, and was president of the Standing Committee in 1851. He died Nov. 11, 1851. Dr. — Wylie was regarded as one of the ablest teachers in the West. He published an English Grammar (1822): — A Eulogy on Lafayette (1834): — a pamphlet entitled Sectarianism is Heresy, etc. (1840): — The Individual a Baccalaureate (1851): — Sermons and Addresses: — a work on rhetoric: — and an Advice to Young Men (left ready for publication). See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 5, 779; Amer. Quar. Church Rev. 1852, p. 640.

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