LOWRY, Robert. b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 12 March 1826; d. Plainfield, New Jersey, 25 November 1899. Educated at the University of Lewisburg (later Bucknell University), Lowry was ordained as a Baptist minister in 1854. He was pastor of a church at West Chester, Pennsylvania (1854-58); of Bloomingdale Baptist Church, New York City (1859-61); and Hanson Place Baptist Church, Brooklyn (1861-69). In 1869 he returned to Lewisburg as pastor of the First Baptist Church and professor of rhetoric at Bucknell, which awarded him an honorary DD when he left in 1875. He was minister of Park Avenue Baptist Church, Plainfield, New Jersey, from 1875 to 1885, retiring through ill health, but...
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