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Frank Marsden Goodchild, American clergyman. Mason. Made tour of the world, 1913-1914.


Goodchild, Frank Marsden was born on December 26, 1860 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Robert Guest and Elizabeth (Williams) Goodchild.


Bachelor of Arts, Bucknell U., 1884, A.M., 1887, Doctor of Divinity, 1904. Graduate Crozer Theological Seminary, Upland, Pennsylvania, 1887.


1 son, Franklin Myers. ordained Baptist ministry, 1888. Pastor Amenia, New York, 1887-1890, Spruce St. Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1890-1895, Central Church, New York City, 1895-1924. President American and Foreign Bible Society.

Vice president Baptist Union for Ministerial Education. President Ministers’ Home Society. Chairman of the Board mgrs.

American Baptist Home Mission Society. Member board of managers Ministers’ and Missionaries’ Benefit Board, Board of Education of Northern Baptist Convention, New York City Baptist Mission Society, American Tract Society, American Bible Union. Trustee Northern Baptist Theological Seminary (Chicago), Gordon Bible College (Boston), Philadelphia Baptist Institute for Christian Workers.

Leader of fundamentalists of Northern Baptist Convention.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Can We Believe?, 1926. Around the Lord’s Table, 1927. Also numerous monographs.Contributing editor The Watchman Examiner, New New York.


Mason. Made tour of the world, 1913-1914.


Married Clara H. Myers, February 8, 1888.

Robert Guest Goodchild

Elizabeth (Williams) Goodchild

Clara H. Myers