KENDRICK, ASAHEL CLARK: Baptist; b. at Poultney, Vt., Dec. 7, 1809; d. at Rochester, N. Y., Oct. 21, 1895. He was educated at Hamilton College, Clinton, N. Y. (B.A., 1831), and after being professor of Greek in Madison University, Hamilton, N. Y., from 1832 to 1850, occupied a similar chair at the University of Rochester until his death. He was also professor of Hebrew and New-Testament interpretation in Rochester Theological Seminary from 1865 to 1868, and from 1852 to 1854 studied and traveled in Europe, especially in Greece. Although ordained to the Baptist ministry, he never held a pastorate. From 1871 to 1881 he was a member of the New Testament Company of the Anglo-American Bible Revision Committee. He was the author of: Life and Letters of Mrs. Emily C. Judson (New York, 1860); Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews (Philadelphia, 1889); and The Moral Conflict of Humanity, and other Papers (1894). He likewise collaborated on several biographies, and revised the translation of H. Olshausen's Biblical Commentary on the New Testament (6 vols., New York, 1836-58), besides translating C. B. Moll's commentary on Hebrews for the American Lange commentary (1868) and H. A. W. Meyer's commentary on John (1884).
KENDRICK, JOHN MILLS: Protestant Episcopal missionary bishop of Arizona and New Mexico; b. at Gambier, O., May 14, 1836. He was graduated at Marietta College, Marietta, O., in 1856, studied law, and was admitted to the New York bar, but feeling himself drawn toward the Church, entered the theological seminary connected with Kenyon College, Gambier, O. He interrupted his studies to serve in the Union Army during the Civil War, and rose to be assistant adjutant-general. Graduating from the theological seminary in 1864, he was ordered deacon in the same year, and advanced to the priesthood in 1865. He served as a missionary for two years at Put-in-Bay, O., and was then rector of St. Andrew's, Fort Scott, Kan. (1867-69), St. Paul's Leavenworth Kan. (1869-1875), and the Church of the Good Shepherd, Columbus, O (1875-78). In 1878-89 he was a general
BIBLIOGRAPHY: W. S. Perry, The Episcopate in America, p. 71, New York, 1895.
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