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William Henry Furness (1802–1896)

Furness, William Henry. An American clergyman and author; born in Boston, April 20, 1802; died in Philadelphia, Jan. 30, 1896. He was pastor of the First Unitarian Church in Philadelphia from 1825 to 1875. Among his numerous works are: ‘Remarks on the Four Gospels’ (1836); ‘Jesus and his Biographers’ (1838); ‘Verses and Translations from the German Poets’ (1886); ‘Pastoral Offices’ (1893).