David Cathcart Maclachan, British clergyman. Served as chairman War Camp Community Service of Richmond, World War; member Draft Board, Young Men’s Christian Association Selection Board, etc.; Mason.
Maclachan, David Cathcart was born on March 16, 1869 in Barrhead, Renfrewshire, Scotland. Son of Ivie Macrae and Jean Louise (McCulloch) Maclachan.
Master of Arts, Glasgow U., 1889, also passing in all subjects for B.L. Studied Free Church Hall, Glasgow, 1889-1890. Doctor of Divinity, Richmond U., 1918.
Came to the United States, 1894, naturalized citizen, 1903. Ordained ministry Christian (Disciples) Church, 1904. Pastor Shelbyville, Kentucky, 1901-1907, Richmond, Virginia, since 1908.
President Juvenile Protective Association of Virginia, 1912-1916. Member Executive Board Virginia Industrial School for Girls (reformatory). A founder and member Executive Committee School of Social Work and Public Health, Richmond.
An organizer Juvenile Court of Richmond.
Served as chairman War Camp Community Service of Richmond, World War. Member Draft Board, Young Men’s Christian Association Selection Board, etc.