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Clergyman

Hugh Kelso Walker, American clergyman. member General Assembly’s department of Church Coöperation and Union; member General Council Presbyterian Church, 1928-1931; Member History Society of Southern California, S.R.; Mason (K.T.).; Club: University.

Background

Walker, Hugh Kelso was born on December 5, 1861 in Rogersville, Hawkins County, Tennessee, United States. Son of Joseph Rogers and Mary Ann (Lynn) Walker.

Education

Student Sweetwater (Tennessee) College. Graduate Auburn Theological Seminary, 1884. Doctor of Divinity, University of Georgia, 1899.

Doctor of Laws, Occidental, 1912.

Career

Moore, Hugh K., Allie Rhea, Elizabeth Stirling. Mary Lynn, Jane S., Ruth Rankin, Joseph Rogers, Margaret Eleanor. Married second, Mistress Jane E. Fullwood, 1938 (died June 30, 1943).

Ordained to the Presbyterian ministry, 1884. Pastor Wilmington, Delaware, 1884-1885, Valatie, New York, 1885-1887, Marietta, Georgia, 1887-1891, 1st Church, Birmingham, Alabama, 1891-1894, Central Church, Baltimore, Maryland., 1894-1898, Immanuel Church, Los Angeles, California, 1898-1912, First Church, Atlanta, Georgia., 1912-1914, First Church, Long Beach, California, 1914-1917, First Church, Los Angeles, November 1, 1917 to November 1, 1937. Now pastor emeritus Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Los Los Angeles President Anti-Saloon League of Southern California, 12 years Trustee Occidental College, 40 years.

President of the board of trustees, 14 years. Director San Francisco Theological Seminary, 42 years. Trustee national board of Christian Endeavor Society.

Delegate from United States of America Presbyterian Church World’s Missionary Conference, 1910. Member General Assembly’s department of Church Coöperation and Union. Delegate National Organic Union and World Conference on Faith and Order.

Moderator Presbyterian Church, United States of America, 1928. Member General Council Presbyterian Church, 1928-1931. Delegate World’s Sunday School Convention, Jerusalem, 1904.

President Olmsted Memorial, Presbyterian Hospital.

Membership

Member General Assembly’s department of Church Coöperation and Union. Member General Council Presbyterian Church, 1928-1931. Member History Society of Southern California, S.R.

Mason (K.T.).; Club: University.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Moyers Moore, June 5, 1884 (died December 19, 1936).; married second, Mistress. Children: Wm.

father:
Joseph Rogers Walker

mother:
Mary Ann (Lynn) Walker

spouse:
Mistress

spouse:
Elizabeth Moyers Moore

child:
Wm Walker