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James Macdonald Martin

Clergyman

James Macdonald Martin, American clergyman.

Background

Martin, James Macdonald was born on August 1, 1875 in Orange, New Jersey, United States. Son of James and Helen Frances (Macdonald) Martin.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Rutgers, 1899, Master of Arts, 1902. Bachelor of Divinity, New Brunswick Theological Seminary, 1902.

Career

Ordained ministry Reformed Church in America, 1902. Pastor North Paterson, New Jersey, 1902-1905, Spring Valley, New York, 1905-1908, Broadway Church, Paterson, New Jersey, 1908-1915, Hudson, New York, 1915-1921, Third Church, Holland, Michigan, 1921-1934, Church of the Master, New York City, 1934-1944, Manor Church, New York City, 1944-1953, Winfield, Woodside, Long Island, since 1945. Permanent clerk General Synod Reformed Church in American, 1920-1954.

President Particular Synod of New York, 1920-1921. Stated clerk Classis New York, Reformed Church in American, 1935-1954. President Bronx Clergy Association, 1941-1942, Reformed Ministers Clergy Club, since 1953.

Home: 42-11 67th St., Woodside, Long Island New York.

Connections

Married Hattie Belle Matthews, June 17, 1902 (died 1944).; married second, Gertrude Augusta Lovejoy, 1946. Children: Paul Matthews (deceased), Elizabeth Helen, James Dean, Donald Maynard, Palmer Luther, Charles Matthews.

father:
James Martin

mother:
Helen Frances (Macdonald) Martin

spouse:
Hattie Belle Matthews

spouse:
Gertrude Augusta Lovejoy

child:
Paul Matthews Martin (deceased)

child:
Elizabeth Helen Martin

child:
James Dean Martin

child:
Donald Maynard Martin

child:
Palmer Luther Martin

child:
Charles Matthews Martin