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Clergyman , college president

Rufus William Bailey, American clergyman, college president.

Background

Bailey, Rufus William was born on April 13, 1793 in North Yarmouth, Maine, United States. Son of Lebbeus and Sarah (Myrick) Bailey.

Education

Graduate Dartmouth, 1813. Attended Andover Theological Seminary, circa 1815.

Career

Ordained pastor Congregational Church, Norwich, Vermont, after 1818. Editor The Patriarch, 1841. Professor langs. Austin (Texas) College, 1854 president, 1858-1863.

Author: The Issue; The Mother’s Request. The Family Preacher; A Primary Grammar. The Scholar’s Companion (popular textbook).

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Issue

    • The Mother’s Request. The Family Preacher

    • A Primary Grammar. The Scholar’s Companion (popular textbook).

Connections

Married Lucy Hatch, 1820. Married second, Mistress.

father:
Lebbeus Bailey

mother:
Sarah (Myrick) Bailey

spouses:
Lucy Hatch

Mistress