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Clergyman , lecturer

Alexander Cairns, Irish clergyman, lecturer. Member New Jersey Audubon Society, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.; Mason. Has lectured in every state of the United States and throughout Canada. Guest preacher in Ireland, 1934, 37. Titles of lectures: The Man Worth While.

Background

Cairns, Alexander was born on October 7, 1871 in Belfast, Ireland. Son of James and Mary Jane (McMullan) Cairns.

Education

Brought to the United States, 1873. Bachelor of Philosophy, Adrian (Michigan) College, 1897, Bachelor of Divinity, 1899, Master of Arts, 1909, Doctor of Laws, 1926.

Career

Ordained ministry, 1897. Teacher in Japan, 1897-1901. Pastor in the United States, 1901-1906.

Lecturer, 1907-1920, 26-—. Pastor High Street Presbyterian Church, Newark, 1920-1925. Columnist, 1927-1929.

Pastor of Community Presbyterian Church, Bloomfield, New Jersey, 1933-1942. Now retired.

Membership

Member New Jersey Audubon Society, Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Mason. Has lectured in every state of the United States and throughout Canada. Guest preacher in Ireland, 1934, 37.

Titles of lectures: The Man Worth While.

Connections

Married Mary Annie Obee, August 12, 1897. Children: Ruth Esther, Grace Annie, John Alexander, Mary Margaret, William Morris.

father:
James Cairns

mother:
Mary Jane (McMullan) Cairns

spouse:
Mary Annie Obee

child:
Ruth Esther Cairns

child:
Grace Annie Cairns

child:
John Alexander Cairns

child:
Mary Margaret Cairns

child:
William Morris Cairns