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Morrison Russell Boynton

Clergyman

Morrison Russell Boynton, American clergyman. Served as lieutenant Chaplains’ Corps, United States Navy, 1918-1920. President board of trustees Andover Theological Seminary; Member Chi Phi.

Background

Boynton, Morrison Russell was born on October 31, 1887 in Haverhill, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Nehemiah and Mary Ella (Wilcox) Boynton.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Amherst, 1910, Doctor of Divinity, 1930. Bachelor of Divinity, Andover (Massachusetts) Theological Seminary, 1913. Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Harvard University, 1913.

Doctor of Divinity, Chicago Theological Seminary, 1928.

Career

Ordained to ministry of Congregational Church, 1913. Student pastor Ashland, Massachusetts, 1911-1913. Assistant minister Clinton Avenue Church, Brooklyn, New York, 1913-1918.

Pastor Bryn Mawr Community Church, Chicago, 1920-1936, First Church, Newton, Massachusetts, since 1936.

Membership

Served as lieutenant Chaplains’ Corps, United States Navy, 1918-1920. President board of trustees Andover Theological Seminary. Member Chi Phi.; Clubs: Monday, Winthrop.

Connections

Married Margaret Whitnell, May 2, 1923. Children: Mistress Mary Margaret MacPherson, Martha Anne Pawle.

father:
Nehemiah Boynton

mother:
Mary Ella (Wilcox) Boynton

spouse:
Margaret Whitnell

child:
Mistress Mary Margaret MacPherson Boynton

child:
Martha Anne Pawle Boynton