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Enoch Cobb Wines

Born: Feb 17, 1806

Death: Jan 1, 1879

Birthplace: Hanover

Nationality: United States

Enoch Cobb Wines

Date of Birth : Feb 17, 1806
Date of Death : Jan 1, 1879
Birth Place : Hanover

Enoch Cobb Wines was an American Congregational minister and prison reform advocate. He was born at Hanover Township, New Jersey, and graduated at Middlebury College in 1827. After teaching for some years he studied theology and began to preach in 1849. He served in a number of widely different positions in his lifetime. The foremost of them were: pastor at Cornwall, Vermont and East Hampton, Long Island; professor of languages in Washington College, Pennsylvania; and president of St. Louis University in 1859. In 1862 he became secretary of the New York Prison Association, and of the National Prison Association in 1870. In 1871–72 he organized in London the first international congress on prison discipline. Amongst his publications are: Two Years and a Half in the Navy Hints on Popular Education Commentaries on the Laws of the Ancient Hebrews The Prisons and Reformatories of the United States and Canada Transactions of the National Congress on Penitentiary and reformatory Discipline Report on the International Penitentiary Congress of London Transactions of the Third National Prison Reform Congress

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