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Minot Canfield Morgan


Minot Canfield Morgan, American clergyman. Member S.A.R.


Morgan, Minot Canfield was born on September 17, 1876 in Princeton, New Jersey, United States. Son of Review Minot Spaulding and Anna Corilla (Green) Morgan.


Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1896, A.M., 1900. Graduate Princeton Theological Seminary, 1900. Doctor of Divinity, Lafayette College, 1917, Southwestern, 1917.


Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1900. Assistant to pastor Tenth Church, Philadelphia, 1900-1901. Pastor successively First Church, Far Rockaway, New York, Central Church, Summit, New Jersey, Fort Street, Church, Detroit, Michigan, until 1926.

Co-pastor Fifth Avenue Church, New York, 1926-1933. Pastor First Church, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1933-1950. Moderator of New York Presbytery, 1931-1933.

Camp religious work director Young Men’s Christian Association, 1918. Captain reserve chaplain, United States Army, 1925-1935. Recording secretary.


Member S.A.R.


Married Margaretta Webb Holden (Bachelor of Arts, Vassar), May 11, 1911. Children: Minot Canfield, Edward Holden, Henry Green.

Minot Canfield Morgan