Dwight, Henry Otis

Dwight, Henry Otis,

1843–1917, American missionary in Turkey, b. Constantinople, studied at Ohio Wesleyan Univ.; son of Harrison Gray Otis DwightDwight, Harrison Gray Otis,
1803–62, American Congregational missionary to the Armenians, b. Conway, Mass. He served the Armenian population of Constantinople for 30 years. His travels with Eli Smith were recorded in Researches of Rev. Eli Smith and Rev. H. G. O.
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. In 1867 he returned to Constantinople as secular agent for the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. From 1872 to 1899 he was editor of the board's Turkish publications. In 1880, Dwight was ordained a Congregational minister. He wrote a number of books and articles on Turkish affairs and edited the Turkish and English Lexicon (1890).
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