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Thomas Armitage (1819–1896)

Armitage, Thomas. An American clergyman; born at Pontefract, England, Aug. 2, 1819; died on Jan. 21, 1896. He was an important influence in the Baptist Church in New York City, and the prime mover in the establishment of the American Bible Union in 1850. He was president of that body from 1856 to 1875. Among his works are: ‘Jesus, His Self-Introspection’; and ‘History of the Baptists’ (1887).