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SAMPLE, Robert Fleming, clergyman, born in Corning, New York, 19 October, 1829. He was graduated at Jefferson college, Cannonsburg, Pennsylvania, in 1849, and at Western theological seminary, Allegheny City, in 1853. He was pastor of a Presbyterian church at Mercer, Pennsylvania, in 1853-'6, and then at Bedford, Pennsylvania, till 1866, when he removed to Minneapolis, Minnesota, and after supplying a pulpit for two years was called to the pastorate of another, in which he continued until, in 1887, he exchanged it for a charge in New York city. He is a member of various church boards, and a director of the McCormick theological seminary, Chicago, Illinois He received the degree of D. D. from Wooster university, Ohio, in 1876. In 1884 he was sent as a delegate to the Presbyterian alliance at Belfast, Ireland. He has been a frequent contributor to tho religious press. Besides numerous pamphlets and sermons, he has published several books for the young on Christian experience, and also a " Memoir of Reverend John C. Thorn" (1868).
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