BLODGET, HENRY: Congregational foreign missionary; b. at Bucksport, Me., July 13, 1825; d. at Bridgeport, Conn., May 23, 1903. Educated at Yale College (B.A., 1848) and at Yale Divinity School, he was a missionary in China of the American Board from 1854 to 1894, living in Peking from 1864 on. He shared in the translation of the New Testament into the Mandarin colloquial of Peking, and independently translated much in prose and verse.