Biography of Rev. Paul R. Frothingham
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Frothingham, Rev. Paul Revere, pastor of the First Congregational Church of New Bedford for the past nine years, was born in Boston, July, 1S64, a son of Thomas B. and Anne (Lunt) Frothingham. The family has been prominent in the vicinity of Boston ever since 1630, at which time the first representatives of it settled near Charlestown. Rev. Frothingham was prepared for college in the public schools of Boston, and entering Harvard, took the degree A. B. in 1886, when he began the study of theology in the Harvard Divinity School and was graduated with the degrees S. T. B. and M. A. in 1889. In October of the same year he was called to the First Congregational Church of New Bedford andhas ever since served that society, his pastorate having been marked by vigorous enterprise, noteworthy examples of which are the new chapel, adjoining the church, and the mission in the North End, called the Unity House. He was married, in 1892, to Anna, daughter of Lyman Clapp, of Pittsfield, Mass.

Our county and its people
A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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