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Minister

James Knox Donnell, American minister. Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church (United States of America), 1958.

Background

Donnell, James Knox was born on December 27, 1931 in Waterloo, Iowa, United States. Son of Allan Douglas and Anita Louise (Rath) Donnell.

Education

Bachelor, Princeton University, 1953;Bachelor's Degree, Yale University, 1958.

Career

Pastor, 1st Presbyterian Church, West Carrollton, Ohio., 1958-1972;pastor, College Hill Presbyterian Church, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, 1972-1985;associate executive presbyter for ministry and candidates, Pittsburgh Presbytery, since 1985. President West Carrollton Council Religious Education, 1958-1966. Director summer youth camps, 1963-1968.

Commissioner to Synod, Ohio, 1961, 66, Trinity, 1973, 80;commissioner to General Assembly, 1965, 78. Delegate Ohio Council Churches, 1960-1964, 70-72. Chairman Presbytery's Committee on Ministerial Rels., Miami Presbytery, 1969-1972, Beaver-Butler Presbytery, 1972-1979, 80-85.

Member Beaver Falls Ministerium, 1972-1985.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church (United States of America), 1958.

Membership

Board of directors Big Brothers Association Greater Dayton, 1965-1972, Fluorescence in situ hybridization, 1972-1975. President West Carrollton Board Education, 1966-1972. Chairman steering committee Meals on Wheels, Beaver Falls, 1972-1985.

Member of advisory group professional personnel Home HealthAgy., Medical Center Beaver County, 1973-1981. Member College Hill Ministerial Association.

Connections

Married Barbara Doan Pendleton, June 18, 1955. Children: Bridget Stevens, Jane Knox, Calvin Rath.

father:
Allan Douglas Donnell

mother:
Anita Louise (Rath) Donnell

spouse:
Barbara Doan Pendleton

child:
Bridget Stevens Donnell

child:
Jane Knox Donnell

child:
Calvin Rath Donnell