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COWLES, Giles Hooker, clergyman, born in Farmington, Connecticut, 26 August, 1766; died in Austinburg, Ohio, 16 July, 1835. He was graduated at Yale in 1789, entered the ministry of the Congregational church in May, 1791, and was installed pastor of the first church at Bristol in 1792. In 181.0 he was appointed by the Connecticut missionary society to travel through Ohio, and formed or assisted in forming most, if not all, of the Congregational churches in the northeastern part of that state. He became pastor at Austinburg and Morgan, Ohio, in 1811. Williams College conferred on him the degree of D. D. in 1823.
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