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Marcus Acheson Brownson

Clergyman

Marcus Acheson Brownson, American clergyman. member; member.

Background

Brownson, Marcus Acheson was born on June 24, 1859 in Washington, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of James Irwin and Eleanor McCullough (Acheson) Brownson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Washington and Jefferson College, 1878, Doctor of Divinity, 1891. Graduate Western Theological Seminary, Pennsylvania, 1881.

Career

Ordained ministry Presbyterian Church, 1883. Assistant pastor in charge Hebron Memorial Church, Philadelphia, 1881-1883, Central Church, Wilmington, Delaware, 1883-1884. Pastor First Church, Camden, New Jersey, 1884-1889, First Church, Detroit, 1889-1897, Tenth Church, Philadelphia, 1897-1924, pastor emeritus, since 1924.

Director Princeton Theological Seminary, 1898-1929. Trustee Presbyterian Hospital (Philadelphia), 1898-1927.

Membership

Member; member.

Connections

Married Julia Janvier Bush, April.; married second, Mary Pruyn Strain, February 20, 1895 (died 1934).

father:
James Irwin Brownson

mother:
Eleanor McCullough (Acheson) Brownson

spouse:
Julia Janvier Bush

spouse:
Mary Pruyn Strain