Poindexter, Abram Maer. (Bertie County, North Carolina, September 22, 1809--May 7, 1872, Orange County, Virginia). Baptist. Columbian College, honorary D.D., 1843. Various pastorates in Virginia. Agent for Columbian College, 1845-1848. Corresponding secretary for Southern Baptist Publication Society, 1848-1851. Agent for Richmond College, 1851-1854, 1866-1870. Assistant secretary for Foreign Missions Board, Southern Baptist Convention, 1854-c.1861. Prominent advocate of missions and higher education. Editor, writer, and administrator. Assisted in publication of Manly and Manly's Baptist Psalmody, 1850, to which he contributed seven hymns.
Wood, Rudolph Malcolm. (1964). An Investigation of the Life and Ministry of Abram M. Poindexte… Go to person page >