Oran, Howard Reed - from United States

ID: 261017
Organization: S&B
Country of meeting: in the year 1835

For two years after graduation he taught in Milford, Delaware, and then went to Boston, Massachusetts, where the presiding elder of the Methodist Church assigned him to a vacant charge at South Boston. At the conference of 1838 he was ordained deacon, and was assigned for the next year to Watertown, Mass. On account of ill health he declined another appointment in 1839, and spent the year in editorial work on The Christian Advocate and Journal in New York City. In 1882 he was made rector emeritus of the parish, and for five years after that date acted as chaplain of the Church Home, Buffalo. The honorary degree of Doctor of Divinity was conferred on him by Hobart College in 1868. He died in Bath on March 2, 1893, in his 83d year.

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