1853-1893

October 14, 1853, Poughkeepsie, New York.

November 20, 1893, Andover, Massachusetts, of typhoid fever.

Phillips Academy Cemetery, Andover, Massachusetts.

Son of Claudius Buchanan Pease and Elvira Ann Smith, Theodore was educated at Harvard (graduated 1875), and served as assistant professor of literature at the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, in 1876. He went to study at Andover Theological Seminary, and was ordained a Congregational minister in 1880. He served pastorates in West Lebanon, New Hampshire (1880-84), and at the First Church in Malden, Massachusetts (1884-93). He became Bartlett Professor of Sacred Rhetoric and Lecturer on Pastoral Theology at Andover Theological Seminary in 1893, the year of his death. In 1894, Houghton & Mifflin published a small memorial volume containing an essay on the Christian Ministry, Lectures on Homiletics, &c, with Poems and Hymns.

His son, Arthur Stanley Pease (1881-1964), later served as president of Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts.

  1. Dear Lord, Who Once upon the Lake
  2. How Blest Thy First Disciples, Lord
  3. Jesus Is Risen
  4. Not Long on Hermon’s Holy Height
  5. O Lord of Life, Once Laid in Joseph’s Tomb

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