Bingham, Hiram

Born: Aug 16, 1831 AD
Died: 1908 AD, at 77 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Missionaries

1831 - Born on the 16th of August in Honolulu.


Enrolled at Williston Seminary in Easthampton, Massachusetts.


1853 - He was graduated from Yale University.


1856 - Ordained a Congregationalist minister in New Haven, Connecticut on 9th of November.


         - Bingham married Clara Brewster in Northhampton, Massachusetts.


1857-1864 - Missionary to Gilbert Islands. (Now Kiribati)


1865 - Returned to the United States.


1873-1875 - Missionary to Gilbert Islands.


1877-1880 - Served as Secretary of the Hawaiian Board.


1895 - Yale University awarded him the Doctorate of Divinity.


1908 - He died on 25th of October in Baltimore, Maryland.


Bingham was the first to translate the Bible into Gilbertese.




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