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Hiram Grant Person

Clergyman

Hiram Grant Person, American clergyman. member American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions Minister in residence, Auburn Theological Seminary, 1918.

Background

Person, Hiram Grant was born on September 17, 1866 in Batchellerville, New York, United States. Son of Hiram and Emily J. (Noyes) Person.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1891 (class orator). Student Princeton Theological Seminary, 1 year. Bachelor of Divinity, Auburn (New York) Theological Seminary, 1894.

Doctor of Divinity, Williams College, 1916.

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1894. Pastor Chittenango, New York, 1894-1898, Seneca Falls, 1898-1907, Eliot Church, Newton, Massachusetts, January 1, since 1907. Trustee Poultney (Vermont) Academy.

Corporation member American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions Minister in residence, Auburn Theological Seminary, 1918. Lecturer religious leadership, Yale School of Religion, 1917. Director Massachusetts Home Missionary Society, Boston City Mississippi Society, Congressional Church Union.

“Four-Minute Man” and Young Men’s Christian Association secretary in World War. Author: Noon-day Messages from a College Chapel, 1917-1918. Home: Newton, Mass.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Noon-day Messages from a College Chapel, 1917-1918.

Membership

Member American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions Minister in residence, Auburn Theological Seminary, 1918.

Connections

Married Georgia Harriet Ferry, May 10, 1898.

father:
Hiram Person

mother:
Emily J. (Noyes) Person

spouse:
Georgia Harriet Ferry