Meldrum, Andrew Barclay was born on September 9, 1857 in Kirkcaldy, Fifeshire, Scotland. Son of Captain Robert and Agnes Ness (Grant) Meldrum.
Student Knox College, Canada, 1878-1883, University of Toronto, 1878-1882. Graduate San Francisco Theological Seminary, 1884. Doctor of Divinity Hanover (Indiana) College, 1894.
Ordained Presbyterian ministry. 1884; pastor St. John’s Church, San Francisco, 1884-1887, Central Church, Rock Island, Illinois, 1887-1889, Grace Church, Evansville. Illinois, 1889-1895, Central Church, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1895-1902, Old Stone Church, Cleveland, O., 1902-1925 (emeritus).
Chaplain Cleveland Grays (military organization), since 1904.
Married Laura Rison, June 18, 1885 (died 1903). Married second, Ella H. Herrick, January 10, 1907 (died 1914).