Marcus Acheson Brownson, American clergyman. member; member.
Brownson, Marcus Acheson was born on June 24, 1859 in Washington, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of James Irwin and Eleanor McCullough (Acheson) Brownson.
Bachelor of Arts, Washington and Jefferson College, 1878, Doctor of Divinity, 1891. Graduate Western Theological Seminary, Pennsylvania, 1881.
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.
Married Julia Janvier Bush, April.; married second, Mary Pruyn Strain, February 20, 1895 (died 1934).