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Alexander, William Petterson

(1805–84). B. Paris, Kentucky; educ. Princeton (New Jersey) Theol. Sem.; ordained 1831; to Hawaii as ABCFM miss. 1831/32; made preliminary surveys of Society Is. and Marquesas Is.; served at Waioli on Kauai Is.; cofounded Ponahue School (Oahu Coll); head of Lahainaluna Sem., Maui, 1843; pastor Wailuku 1855; est. a theol. school there 1863; resigned pastorate 1869; relinquished the school 1874 (it was then moved to Honolulu). Works include Pastor's Manual; S. S. books; The Evidences of Christianity; A System of Theology. See also Emerson, John S.

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