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LORIMER, George Claude, clergyman, born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1838. He removed to the United States in 1856, was educated at Georgetown college, Kentucky, and ordained to the Baptist ministry in 1856. He was successively pastor of churches in Harrodsburg, Paducah, and Louisville, Kentucky, Albany, New York, and Boston, Massachusetts, where he officiated for several years in Tremont Temple. Since 1881 he has held charges in Chicago, Illinois He edited "The Watchman" in 1876. Georgetown college gave him the degree of LL.D. in 1885, and he is a member of the Victoria institute, London. His publications include "Under the Evergreens" (Boston, 1872) ; "The Great Conflict" (1876) ; "Isms" (Chicago, 1882) ; "Jesus the World's Saviour" (1884); and "Studies in Social Life" (1886).
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