Thomas Whittemore, an American clergyman, born in Boston, Jan. 1, 1800, died in Cambridge, Mass., March 21, 1861. He was apprenticed successively to several trades, and finally studied theology. In April, 1821, he was settled as a Universalist minister at Milford, Mass., and in 1822 he removed to a church in Cambridgeport. He resigned this pastorate in 1831, but resided in Cambridge for the remainder of his life. Early in his ministry he was joint editor of the "Universalist Magazine," and in 1828 he established the "Trumpet," a Universalist newspaper in Boston, of which he was sole editor and proprietor for nearly 30 years. He was also president of the Cambridge bank and of the Vermont and Massachusetts railroad. In 1830 he published "A History of Universalism" (enlarged ed., vol. i., 1860). His other works are: "Notes and Illustrations of the Parables" (Boston, 1832); "Songs of Zion" (1836); "Plain Guide to Universalism" (1839); "The Gospel Harmonist " (1841); " Conference Hymns " (1842); " Sunday School Choir " (1844); " Life of Rev. Hosea Ballou" (4 vols. 12mo, 1854'5); "Autobiography" (1859); and commentaries on Daniel and Revelation.