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Edgar Preston Hill

Clergyman

Edgar Preston Hill, American clergyman.

Background

Hill, Edgar Preston was born on July 27, 1861 in Pontiac, Illinois, United States. Son of Henry H. and Sarah E. Hill.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1884. Graduate McCormick Theological Seminary, 1888. Doctor of Divinity, Beloit College, 1895.

Doctor of Laws, Carroll College, Waukesha, Wisconsin, 1913. Doctor of Divinity, Williams College, 1921.

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1888. Pastor Reunion Church, Chicago, 1888-1889, First Church, Freeport, Illinois, 1889-1895, First Church, Portland, Oregon, 1895-1906. Professor homiletics and applied Christianity, McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago, 1906-1919.

Superintendent, 1906-1917, president, 1917-1919, Presbyterian Church Extension Board, Chicago. General secretary General Board of Education of Presbyterian Church United States of America, 1919-1923. Secretary Board of Christian Education, 1925-1926.

Author: Calm Review of Christian Science, 1898. Christian Science in Its Second Stage, 1899. Home: Los Angeles, California.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Calm Review of Christian Science, 1898. Christian Science in Its Second Stage, 1899.

Connections

Married Hariette M. Rice, June 26, 1888.

father:
Henry H.

mother:
Sarah E. Hill

spouse:
Hariette M. Rice