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Robert Samuel Marsden

Robert Samuel Marsden, American clergyman, educator. Member Christian School Association of Middletown (president since 1945).

Background

  • Marsden, Robert Samuel was born on March 27, 1905 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Abraham Lincoln and Matilda (Meister) Marsden.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Pennsylvania, 1927. Student Princeton Theological Seminary, 1927-1929. Th.B., Westminster Theological Seminary, 1930.

    Career

    • Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1930. Pastor, Middletown, Pennsylvania, 1930-1936, Orthodox Church, Middletown, 1936-1939. General secretary missions Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 1938-1948.

      Executive secretary Westminster Theological Seminary, since 1948. Moderator Presbytery of Carlisle, Presbyterian Church United States of America, 1932-1933, Presbytery Philadelphia, Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 1937-1938, 1954-1955, General Assembly Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 1945, Chairman of Commission publication Orthodox Presbyterian Hymnal.

    Works

    • Associate editor Presbyterian Guardian, since 1948.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Christian School Association of Middletown (president since 1945).

    Connections

    • Married M. Bertha Mish, June 25, 1935. Children: Robert Mish, George Mish.
    • father: Abraham Lincoln Marsden
    • mother: Matilda (Meister) Marsden
    • spouse: M. Bertha Mish
    • children: Robert Mish Marsden
    • George Mish Marsden
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    Born March 27, 1905
    Died October 23, 1960
    (aged 55)
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