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John Henry Kerr

Clergyman

John Henry Kerr, American clergyman.

Background

Kerr, John Henry was born on April 7, 1858 in Monongahela City, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John and Anne Bakewell (Campbell) Kerr.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1878, A.M., 1888. Graduate Western Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1881. Doctor of Divinity, University of Pittsburgh, 1896.

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1882. Pastor successively at Oconto, Wisconsin, Normal, Illinois, Central Church, Rock Island, Illinois, Trinity Church, San Francisco, until 1902. Professor New Testament language and literature, San Francisco Theological Seminary, 1895-1902.

Publishing secretary American Tract Society, 1902-1908. Pastor Arlington Avenue Church, Brooklyn, New York, 1909-1928. Professor New Testament Exegesis, Bloomfield (New Jersey) Theological Seminary, 1931-1932.

Moderator Synod of New York, 1925.

Connections

Married Margaretta Campbell, September 21, 1882 (died 1926). Children: William Campbell, Benjamin Warfield, Marcia.

father:
John Kerr

mother:
Anne Bakewell (Campbell) Kerr

spouse:
Margaretta Campbell

child:
Marcia Kerr

child:
Benjamin Warfield Kerr

child:
William Campbell Kerr