Emerson, George H. Life of Alonzo Ames Miner, S.T.D., LL.D. Boston: Universalist Publishing House, 1896. First Edition. 
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Alonzo Ames Miner (18141-1895), b. Lempster, NH; d. Boston, MA. Dr. Miner was a Universalist minister and the second president of Tufts University. He began his career as a school teacher, was ordained in 1839, and he succeeded Hosea Ballou as pastor of the Second Universalist Church in Boston (1848), a post he held until his death. He was an active voice in several social movements, including that of Abolitionism and of Prohibition.