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John Dietrich Long

Clergyman

John Dietrich Long, Indian clergyman.

Background

Long, John Dietrich was born on November 9, 1858 in Rajahmundra, India. Son of Review Adam (missionary) and Mary Jane (Dietrich) L.

Education

Came to the United States, 1867. Bachelor of Arts, University of Wooster, 1880, Master of Arts, 1883 (Doctor of Divinity, 1906). Graduate Union Theological Seminary, New York, 1883.

Career

Pastor Union Church, Steinway, Long Island, 1881-1883. Ordained Congressional ministry, May 24, 1883. Entered Presbyterian denomination, December, 1883.

Pastor West Farms Church, New York, 1883-1885, Maywood Church, Chicago, 1885-1887. Organizer and pastor Central Park Church, Chicago, 1887-1888. Pastor Babylon, Long Island, New York, 1888-1905.

Organizer and pastor Parkside Church, Brooklyn, 1905-1915. Secretary New York Civic League, since 1915. Secretary International Christian Socialist.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Audoun, of New York, 1886.

father:
Review Adam Long

spouse:
Elizabeth Audoun