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Church official

George Gordon Mahy, church official. member program committee of Commision on Evangelism, Federal Council of Churches; member Commision on Church Cooperation and Union. Republican.

Background

Mahy, George Gordon was born on May 22, 1865 in Pictou, Nova Scoti. Son of James William and Louise (Fraser) Mahy.

Education

Brought to the United States in infancy. Graduated from the high school Providence, Rhode Island. Studied summer courses.

Doctor of Divinity, Carroll College, Waukesha, Wisconsin.

Career

General secretary Railroad Young Men’s Christian Association, East St. Louis, 1887-1889, Young Men’s Christian Association, Sedalia, 1889-1890. State secretary Young Men’s Christian Association for Pennsylvania, 1891-1892. General secretary Young Men’s Christian Association, Scranton, 1892-1909.

Succeeded J. Wilbur Chapman, 1910, as secretary Perm. Committee on Evangelism of Presbyterian Church in United States of America, now merged into the Board of National Missions as the Division of Evangelism. Member program committee of Commision on Evangelism, Federal Council of Churches.

Member Commision on Church Cooperation and Union. Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1909.

Membership

Member program committee of Commision on Evangelism, Federal Council of Churches. Member Commision on Church Cooperation and Union. Republican.

Connections

Married Ella Le Moyne College Mertz, of Sedalia, Missouri, September 28, 1892. Children: Ella Louise, Margaret Gordon, George Gordon, John Fraser, Dorothy Mertz.

father:
James William Mahy

mother:
Louise (Fraser) Mahy

spouse:
Ella Le Moyne College Mertz

child:
Ella Louise Mahy

child:
Margaret Gordon Mahy

child:
George Gordon Mahy

child:
John Fraser Mahy

child:
Dorothy Mertz Mahy