s given in order to assume the editorial and business management of the Boston Recorder, and when that paper was consolidated with the Congregationalist, in 1867, he joined the editorial staff of the united papers, and was also at the same time the managing editor of the Congregational Review.
Later he purchased and managed till his death a small paper called the Daily News, in order to advance the cause of temperance, of which he was a stern advocate.
He was twice married: first to Miss Elizabeth Burke, of Michigan, and second to Miss Julia A. Carleton, of Charlestown, who, with four daughters and two sons, survived him. His death occurred in Wellesley, Mass., March 1, 1874.
James T. McCollom.
Rev. James Tomb McCollom was born in Salem, N. Y., Sept. 20, 1814; graduated from Dartmouth College, 1835; was tutor in that college, 1837-38; graduated from Andover Theological Seminary, 1840; was pastor at Pittston, Me., 1841-44; at Great Falls, N. H., 1844-54; at Bradford, Mass., 185