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Riley Mcmillan Little

Riley Mcmillan Little, American social worker.


  • Little, Riley Mcmillan was born on September 15, 1865 in Cedarville, Ohio, United States. Son of Robert and Mary Ann (McMillan) Little.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Monmouth (Illinois) College, 1890. Bachelor of Divinity, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, 1893. Studied University of Chicago.


    • Ordained U.P. ministry, 1893. Pastor Albany, Oregon, 1893-1896, Woodlawn Church, Chicago, 1896-1907, Bellevue Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh, 1907-1913. General secretary Philadelphia Society for Organizing Charity, 1912-1916.

      Chairman United States Employees’ Compensation Commission, Washington, March 15, 1917-July 1, 1918. Director Safety Institute America, 1918-1921. Director Rehabilitation Division New York Department of Education, since 1921.


    Denomination: Presbyn


    • Married Nannie M. Chamberlin, May 10, 1893. Children: Mistress.
    • father: Robert Little
    • mother: Mary Ann (McMillan) Little
    • spouse: Nannie M. Chamberlin
    • child: Mrs Little
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    Born September 15, 1865
    Died April 26, 1939
    (aged 73)