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Clergyman , railway executive

Eleazar Lord, American clergyman, railway executive. member U. City of New York, 1831-1834.

Background

Lord, Eleazar was born on September 9, 1788 in Franklin, Connecticut, United States. Son of Nathan and Mary (Nevins) Lord.

Education

Attended Andover Theological Seminary, 1810-1812, College of New Jersey (now Pinceton), 1813.

Career

By Haverhill Association, 1812. Founder, 1st president Manhattan Fire Insurance Company, 1821-1834. Founder New York and Erie Railroad Company, 1833, president, 1839-1841, 44-45.

Founder New York Sunday Sh. Union Society, 1815, secretary, 1818-1826, president, 1826-1836. 1st secretary American Home Missionary Society.

Founder, council member U. City of New York, 1831-1834. A founder Auburn Theological Seminary, 1820. Author: Principles of Currency and Banking, 1829.

The Epoch of the Creation, 1851. The Messiah in Moses and the Prophets, 1852. Symbolic Prophecy, 1854.

An Historical Review of the New York & Erie Railroad, 1855. National Currency, 1862.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Principles of Currency and Banking, 1829. The Epoch of the Creation, 1851. The Messiah in Moses and the Prophets, 1852.

      Symbolic Prophecy, 1854. An Historical Review of the New York & Erie Railroad, 1855. National Currency, 1862.

Membership

Member U. City of New York, 1831-1834.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Pierson, July 12, 1824.

father:
Nathan Lord

mother:
Mary (Nevins) Lord

spouse:
Elizabeth Pierson