DRURY, JOHN BENJAMIN: Reformed (Dutch); b. at Rhinebeck, N. Y., Aug. 15, 1838; d. at New Brunswick, N. J., Mar. 21,1909. He studied at Rutgers College (B.A., 1858), and the New Brunswick Theological Seminary (1861), supplied the Reformed Church at Davenport, Ia., 1861-62, was pastor of the First Reformed Church at Ghent, N. Y., 1864-87. After 1887 he was editor of the Christian Intelligencer. He was president of the General Synod of the Reformed Church in America in 1886. In 1883 he was Vedder lecturer in Rutgers College and New Brunswick Theological Seminary. In theology he was a liberal Calvinist. He wrote Historical Sketch of the First Reformed Church of Ghent (Chatham, N. Y., 1876); Historical Sketch of the Reformed (Dutch) Church of Rhinebeck, N. Y. (1881); and Truths and Untruths of Evolution (Vedder Lectures; New York, 1884).