Title: History of Allegheny county, Pennsylvania: including its early settlement and progress to the present time ; a description of its historic and interesting localities ; its cities, towns and villages; religious, educational, social and military history ; mining, manufacturing and commercial interests, improvements, resources, statistics, etc. ; also, biographies of many of its representative citizens Author: Cushing, Thomas, b. 1821
Pg. a240 REV. DR. REID WILLIAM JAMES REID, D. D., was born Aug. 17, 1834, in South Argyle, Washington County, N. Y.He graduated from Union in 1855, and studied theology at Allegheny.He was licensed April 2, 1861, ordained April 7, 1862, and has been pastor of the First U. P. Church in Pittsburgh since his ordination.He was secretary of the Board of Home Missions from 1868 till 1872, chairman of the committee to prepare the digest in 1876, and principal clerk of the U. P. General Assembly since 1875, and delegate to the Presbyterian council of 1884.His publications are: “Unseen Battles of Youth,” a sermon: “Lectures on the Revelation,” and “United Presbyterianism.”He is editor of the United Presbyterian.