The New Student's Reference Work/Headley, Joel Tyler

Head′ley, Joel Tyler, an American author, was born at Walton, N. Y., Dec. 30, 1813. He graduated from Union College in 1839, studied theology at Auburn Theological Seminary, and became pastor of a church at Stockbridge, Mass. But ill-health soon compelled him to abandon pastoral work. He became well-known by such historical and popular works as Napoleon and his Marshals and Washington and his Generals. He died on Jan. 16, 1897.