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DICKSON, Cyrus, clergyman, born in Erie County, Pennsylvania, 20 December 1816; died in Baltimore, 11 September 1881. He was graduated at Jefferson College in 1837, licensed to preach by Erie presbytery in 1838, and held pastorates in Franklin, Pennsylvania, Wheeling, Virginia, and Baltimore, Maryland Washington College gave him the degree of D. D. in 1858. After the union of the old and new school branches of the Presbyterian Church, in 1870, Dr. Dickson was chosen permanent clerk of the general assembly, and soon afterward secretary of the board of home missions, also representing the board at the Pan-Presbyterian council in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1877. His death was the result of overwork. A memoir of him was published by Rev. Samuel J. M. Eaton, D. D. (New York, 1882).
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