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John Hardgrove Boyd

Clergyman

John Hardgrove Boyd, American clergyman.

Background

Boyd, John Hardgrove was born on January 19, 1861 in Jackson, Mississippi, United States. Son of James Hervey and Eliza (Morehead) Boyd.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Southwestern Presbyterian U., Clarksville, Tennessee, 1883. Graduate Princeton Theological Seminary, 1886, special student in philosophy under President McCosh. (Doctor of Divinity, Davidson, 1894).

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1886. Pastor Durant and Winona, Mississippi, 1886-1889, Lauderdale St. Church, Memphis, Tennessee, 1889-1893, Second Church, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1893-1895, First Church, Evanston, Illinois, 1895-1908, First Church, Detroit, 1908-1911, First Church, Portland, Oregon, 1911-1919. Professor homiletics, McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago.

Connections

Married Ellen Morris Henry, November 13, 1889.

father:
James Hervey Boyd

mother:
Eliza (Morehead) Boyd

spouse:
Ellen Morris Henry