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Clergyman

Austin Howell Jolly, American clergyman.

Background

Jolly, Austin Howell was born on December 14, 1852 in Venango Company, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Thomas and Jane (Young) Jolly.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Waynesburg (Pennsylvania) College, 1877, A.M., 1880, Doctor of Divinity, 1899, Doctor of Laws, 1927;graduate Western Theological Seminary, 1880.

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1880. Pastor Marion Centre Pennsylvania, 1880-1885, Alexandria, 1886-1892, McCandless Avenue Church, Pittsburgh, 1892-1894, Concord Church, Pittsburgh, 1894-1902. President Mary Holmes Seminary, West Point, Mississippi, 1902-1906, Presbyterian College of Florida, Eustis, 1906-1909.

Superintendent missions, Presbytery of Blairsville, Pennsylvania, since 1911. Moderator Synod of Alabama, 1908, Synod of Pennsylvania, 1926-1927. Progressive. Visited Palestine and Egypt, 1903.

Connections

Married Ella Hays, of Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, 1880.

father:
Thomas Jolly

mother:
Jane (Young) Jolly

spouse:
Ella Hays