THE TWENTIETH CENTURY BENCH AND BAR OF PENNSYLVANIA PA. DEPT. qr923.4 T92 v. 2 Page 950 John Douglass, D. D., was born in 1825, in Tanderagee, County Armagh, Ireland. Received primary and classical education in the Classical academy of Tanderagee. Was graduated from the University of Glasgow, Scotland, receiving the degree of Bachelor of Arts in 1844, and Master of Arts in 1845. Was licensed to preach by the Presbytery of Armagh and emigrated to America in 1849, arriving at Pittsburgh in December of that year. Was ordained a minister in the Reformed Presbyterian church and installed pastor of the First Reformed Presbyterian church of Pittsburgh May 7, 1850, by the Reformed presbytery of Pittsburgh. Resigned pastorate in 1873 on account of ill health. Degree of D. D. conferred upon him by Westminster College July 2, 1857. Registered as law student March 28, 1878, with H. H. McCormick. Admitted May 3, 1881, on motion of Joseph Cohen. Died at his home in Sewickley, his death being announced to the courts January 2, 1892 by W. D. Moore, Esp.