Howard Crosby

1826-1891. Presbyterian scholar. Graduating from New York University, he held the chair of Greek there from 1851, and in Rutgers University (named for his great- uncle) from 1859. He then read theology, was ordained, and later became minister of Fourth Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York. He was a member of the New Testament Committee for the American edition of the Revised Version (1872-81), was moderator of the general assembly (1873) and its delegate to the Pan-Presbyterian council, Edinburgh (1877), and founded a society for crime prevention (1877). His writings include commentaries on Joshua, Nehemiah, and the entire NT; Yale lectures; other books and numerous pamphlets.