Croft, Albert Jefferson was born on February 25, 1877 in Middlebury Center, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Lavern Lent and Vilona Helena (West) Croft.
Bachelor of Philosophy, Syracuse University, 1906. Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Boston University, 1909. Studied Union Theological Seminary, summers 1927, 28.
Ordained Mechanical Engineering ministry, 1909. Pastor successively Spring Valley, Minnesota, North Church and Prospect Church, both Minneapolis, Kingsley Church, Milwaukee, to 1918. Chaplain United States Army, 1918-1920.
Pastor Endion Church, Duluth, Minnesota, First Church, Lincoln, Nebraska, Asbury Church, Salisbury, Maryland., First Church, Wichita, Kansas, until 1931, Grace Church, Springfield, Missouri, since 1931. Trustee Burge Hospital and Ozark Wesleyan College.
Married Anna Elizabeth Williams, June 26, 1907. Children: Thomas Lavern, Albert Jefferson.