- Get Involved
CROZIER, ROBERT HOSKINS
CROZIER, ROBERT HOSKINS (1836–1913). Robert Hoskins Crozier, Presbyterian minister and author, son of Hugh and Nannie (Oliver) Crozier, was born in Coffeeville, Mississippi, on January 28, 1836. He received an A.B. degree at the University of Mississippi in 1857 and an A.M. in 1859. From 1857 to 1861 he was principal of Eureka Male Academy at Eureka, Mississippi. He was captain of Company I, Thirty-third Mississippi Infantry, C.S.A., from 1861 to 1865. From 1867 to 1871 he was principal of Hickory Plains Institute and from 1871 to 1872 was president of Lonoke College, Prairie County, Arkansas. He was licensed to preach in 1872 and ordained a Presbyterian minister by the Arkansas Presbytery in 1873. He was pastor at Sardis and Monroe, Mississippi, from 1872 to 1888, when he moved to Texas and served at Palestine, first as pastor and subsequently as pastor emeritus, from 1888 to 1913. Arkansas College at Batesville, Arkansas, awarded him an honorary doctorate in 1889. Crozier did much writing in addition to his teaching and preaching. His books include Confederate Spy (1866), The Bloody Junto, or the Escape of John Wilkes Booth (1869), Fiery Trials (1882), Hal Gilman (1883), Araphel (1884), Care of Hegobar (1885), Deep Water (1887), and Golden Rule, a Tale of Texas (1900). Crozier died in Palestine on July 16, 1913.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Southwestern Historical Quarterly, News Items, October 1913.
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, "CROZIER, ROBERT HOSKINS," accessed September 20, 2019, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fcr36.
Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.