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Clergyman , educator

James Edgar Gregg, American clergyman, educator. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Upsilon.; Club: Century (New York).


Gregg, James Edgar was born on November 24, 1875 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Son of James Bartlett and Mary (Needham) Gregg.


Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1897, A.M., 1901. Bachelor of Divinity, Yale, 1903, Doctor of Divinity, 1918. Doctor of Divinity, Williams, 1923.

Doctor of Laws, Wilberforce, 1924.


Emir Allen Gaw), James Bartlett. Married second, Mary Livingston Hinsdale, June 10, 1914. Children—Theodore Hinsdale, Gerald Hinsdale (deceased).

Ordained to ministry Congressional Church, 1903. Pastor Pilgrim Memorial Church, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 1903-1909, Kirk Street Church, Lowell, Massachusetts, 1909-1912, and First Church of Christ, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 1912-1918. Principal Hampton (Virginia) Normal and Agricultural Institute (colored), 1918-1929.

Pastor First Church, Waterbury, Connecticut, 1929-1941. Acting pastor Congressional Church, Adams, Massachusetts, 1942, and Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1942-1945. Trustee Penn School, South Carolina., Southern Education Foundation.


Member Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Upsilon. Club: Century (New York).


Married Pauline Pumpelly, March 16, 1903 (died May 27, 1911).; married second, Mary Livingston Hinsdale, June 10, 1914. Children: Elise Pumpelly (wife of Doctor.

James Bartlett Gregg

Mary (Needham) Gregg

Pauline Pumpelly

Mary Livingston Hinsdale

Elise Pumpelly (wife of Dr Gregg