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David De Forest Burrell

Clergyman

David De Forest Burrell, American clergyman. Member New Jersey.N.G., 1917-1918.; Member Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Background

Burrell, David De Forest was born on June 29, 1876 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of David James and Clara Sergeant (de Forest) Burrell.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1898. Bachelor of Divinity, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1901, fellow, 1903. Doctor of Divinity, University of Dubuque, 1918.

Career

Ordained ministry Presbyterian Church, 1901. Assistant pastor 1st Presbyterian Church, Germantown, Pennsylvania, 1901-1902. Instructor, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1903-1904.

Pastor 1st Presbyterian Church, La Porte, Indiana, 1904-1907, South Orange, New Jersey, 1908-1918. Professor of English Bible, Dubuque (Iowa) College, 1918-1920. Pastor Westminster Presbyterian Church, Dubuque, 1920-1923, 1st Presbyterian Church, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 1923-1941, retired 1941.

Interim pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, since April 1943. President.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Letters From the Dominie, 1916. Belligerent Peter, 1920. David James Burrell, a Biography, 1929.Also wrote booklets: The End of the Way. The Gift

    • How They Came to Bethlehem. The Lost Star

    • The Hermit’s Christmas Greensburg PA‡.

Membership

Member New Jersey.N.G., 1917-1918. Member Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Connections

Married Margaret Yonker North, April. Children: Elizabeth North, Margaret de Forest, Catharine.

father:
David James Burrell

mother:
Clara Sergeant (de Forest) Burrell

spouse:
Margaret Yonker North

child:
Elizabeth North Burrell

child:
Margaret de Forest Burrell

child:
Catharine Burrell