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Clergyman

Neal Larkin Anderson, American clergyman. Mason.

Background

Anderson, Neal Larkin was born on July 15, 1865 in York, South Carolina, United States. Son of Review John Monroe and Margaret (Neel) Anderson.

Education

Preparatory education, Bingham School, North Carolina. Bachelor of Arts, Davidson College, 1885, A.M., 1888, Doctor of Divinity, A.M., Princeton, 1888. Graduate Princeton Theological Seminary, 1890.

Career

Principal Clinton (North Carolina) Academy, 1885-1887. Ordained ministry Presbyterian Church of the United States, 1890. Pastor successively Marion, Alabama, First Central Church (now Trinity Church), Montgomery, First Church, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, until 1916.

President Austin (Texas) Theological Seminary, 1916, 17. Pastor Independent Presbyterian Church (founded 1755), Savannah, Georgia, since 1917. Moderator synod of Alabama, 1900, Synod of Georgia, 1926, 27.

A founder National Child Labor Committee. Chaplain 2d Alabama National Guard, 1898-1905. Assistant chaplain General Sons Conference Veterans.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Handbook of Missions, 1898. God’s World and Word, 1927. Also writer History of the Independent Presbyterian Church.A Woman’s Heart, the Gateway of Christ to Europe. The Recoil of Evolution’s Assault on Teleology. With Wings—A Bird’s Eye View of Western Europe.Etc. Inventor of carriage return on Remington electric typewriter.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Anna Howard Faison, August 14, 1890. Children: Lucius Faison (deceased), Margaret Neal (wife of Review).

father:
Review John Monroe Anderson

mother:
Margaret (Neel) Anderson

spouse:
Anna Howard Faison

child:
Lucius Faison Anderson (deceased)

child:
Margaret Neal (wife of Rev Anderson