DeWitt Clinton Huntington

HUNTINGTON, DeWitt Clinton. b. Townshend, Windham, Vermont, 27 April 1830; d. Lincoln, Nebraska, 8 February 1912. One of a family of nine children, he was the son of Ebenezer Huntington (1780-1866) and Lydia Peck (1786-1857). He was educated at Syracuse University, New York, after which he was ordained as a Methodist Episcopal Church minister in 1853. He was the pastor of churches in New York State and Pennsylvania: Rochester (1861-71); Syracuse (1873-76); Rochester again (1876-79); Bradford, PA (1882-85); Olean, NY (1885-89); Bradford again (1889-91). He was presiding elder at Rochester (1871-73, 1879-82). In 1891 he moved west to Lincoln, Nebraska, where he was pastor (1891-96) and...

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