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John Watson Christie

Clergyman

John Watson Christie, American clergyman. member of the board McCormick and Lane seminaries. Former; Club: Quill and Grill.

Background

Christie, John Watson was born on November 7, 1883 in Frankfort, Kentucky, United States. Son of Robert (Doctor of Divinity, Doctor of Laws) and Pauline Clay (Watson) C.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1904, A.M., 1908. Student Western Theological Seminary 1904-1907. Postgraduate work Glasgow, Scotland and Marburg, Germany, 1907-1908.

Doctor of Divinity, College Wooster, 1922. Doctor of Laws, University Delaware, 1951. Doctor of Humane Letters, Washington Jefferson College, 1953.

Career

Minister, Nelson Memorial Church, Columbus, Ohio, 1909-1912. Van Wert, O., 1912-1918, Mount Auburn Church, Cincinnati, O., 1918-1931. Minister Westminster Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, Delaware, 1931-1956.

Retired Formerly vice moderator General Assembly Presbyterian Church United States of America. Formerly moderator Permant Judicial Commission, Synod of Baltimore.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with Dwight L. Dumond) George Bourne and The Book and Slavery Irreconcilable, 1969. Contributor articles for history journals.

Membership

Member of the board McCormick and Lane seminaries. Former; Club: Quill and Grill.

Connections

Married Ruth Tracy Bigelow, July 28, 1909. Children: Catharine (Mistress Curtis Marshall Dann), Pauline Clay (Mistress Richard Morris Knapp), Robert, Dana Bigelow, Andrew Dobbie, John Watson.

father:
Robert Christie

spouse:
Ruth Tracy Bigelow

child:
Catharine Christie (Mistress Curtis Marshall Dann)

child:
Pauline Clay Christie (Mistress Richard Morris Knapp)

child:
Robert Christie

child:
Dana Bigelow Christie

child:
Andrew Dobbie Christie

child:
John Watson Christie