Daniel L. Collier


DANIEL L. COLLIER, a brother of James, was also born at Litchfield, January 15, 1796. He served an apprenticeship in a printing office, then as a clerk, when he concluded to "go west". He took passage on a raft down the Allegheny and Ohio Rivers, and arrived at Steubenville in 1816. Entering, the office of his brother-in-law, John C. Wright, he studied law, and was admitted in 1818. In 1823 he married Miss Hetty Larimore, of Washington, Pa., by whom he had nine children. He removed to Philadelphia in 1857 and became prominent in public religious enterprises. He was vice-president of the Presbyterian Board of Publication and director in several other corporations. He died March 30, 1869.

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