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Clergyman

Alexander Maccoll, British clergyman.

Background

Maccoll, Alexander was born on December 27, 1866 in Glasgow, Scotland. Son of Hugh and Janet (Roberton) MacC.

Education

Educated Glasgow High school and University, and Union Theological Seminary (non-graduate). Doctor of Divinity, Rutgers, 1914.

Career

Came to the United States, 1886, naturalized citizen, 1899. Editor New Bedford (Massachusetts) Evening Journal 5 years. Ordained ministry, 1897.

Assistant, N. Reformed Church, Newark, New Jersey, 1896-1897. Minister Congressional Church, Briarcliff Manor, New York, 1897-1907, South St. Presbyterian Church, Morristown, New Jersey, 1907-1911, Second Church, Philadelphia, 1911-1949, minister emeritus since 1949. Trustee General Assembly Presbyterian Church in United States of America.

University preacher many years, Princeton, Harvard, etc.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor New Bedford (Massachusetts) Evening Journal 5 years. Ordained ministry, 1897. Assistant, N. Reformed Church, Newark, New Jersey, 1896-1897.Minister Congressional Church, Briarcliff Manor, New York, 1897-1907, South St. Presbyterian Church, Morristown, New Jersey, 1907-1911, Second Church, Philadelphia, 1911-1949, minister emeritus since 1949. Trustee General Assembly Presbyterian Church in United States of America. University preacher many years, Princeton, Harvard, etc.

Membership

Clubs: Union League, Phi Alpha, Merion Cricket.

Connections

Married Grant Stuart Hally Craig, June 15, 1892. Children: Ailsa Craig Pender, Alexander Meredith (deceased).

father:
Hugh MacC.

mother:
Janet (Roberton) MacC.

spouse:
Grant Stuart Hally Craig

child:
Ailsa Craig Pender Maccoll

child:
Alexander Meredith Maccoll (deceased)