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John G. Baird


JOHN G. BAIRD, ELLINGTON: Congregational Clergyman.

Rev. John G. Baird was born in Milford, Conn., November 27, 1826. He was educated at the Milford High school, graduated at Yale College in 1852, and at the Andover Theological Seminary. 

His life has been spent in ministerial and educational work. He taught in Ellington from 52 to 54; was a student at Andover from 54 to 57; was pastor of the Second Congregational church in Saybrook from 59 to 65 was in educational work in New Haven from 65 to 78; resided in Hartford, in same occupation, from 78 to 83; resigned his position in the office of the state board of education in 83, and removed to Ellington in 1884, where he has since resided. 

His wife was Miss Eliza Hall of Ellington. They have no children. Mr. Baird is a republican, but has never held any elective office. He is a member of the First church in Hartford.
 

 

Source:  Builders of Our Nation, Men of 1914 pub. Men of Nineteen-Fourteen, Chicago, Ill. 1915.


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