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Clergyman

Oscar Reed Mckay, American clergyman.

Background

Mckay, Oscar Reed was born on November 1, 1861 in Mason, Illinois, United States. Son of Review Uriah and Mary Adelaide (Billingsley) Mckay.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Colgate University, 1887, Doctor of Divinity, 1913. Graduate Colgate Division School, 1890.

Career

1 son, Ralph Lankton. ordained Baptist ministry, 1890. Pastor Sayre, Pennsylvania, 1890-1891. Missionary teacher in Ongole, India, 1891-1894.

Pastor successively Warsaw, New York, Lafayette and Bluffton, Indiana, until 1921. Director religious education for Indiana under Indiana Baptist Convention, 1921-1925. Associate pastor First Baptist Church, Indianapolis, 1925-1933.

President Indiana Baptist Convention, 1914, 15. Vice president American Baptist Foreign Missionary Society, 1917. President American Red Cross, Wells County, Indiana, World War.

Membership

Member Phi Beta Kappa. Mason, Odd.

Connections

Married Mary Gertrude Lankton, Sept 3, 1890.

father:
Review Uriah Mckay

mother:
Mary Adelaide (Billingsley) Mckay

spouse:
Mary Gertrude Lankton