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Rivington David Lord


Rivington David Lord, American clergyman. member board mgrs.


Lord, Rivington David was born on August 13, 1858 in Hillsdale, Michigan, United States. Son of Review David H. (Doctor of Medicine and Annette (Merrill) L.


Bachelor of Arts, Hillsdale (Michigan) College, 1877, A.M., 1880, Doctor of Laws, same college, 1934. Graduate Union Theological Seminary, 1883, post-graduate studies, 1883-1884. Doctor of Divinity, Hillsdale, 1895.

Doctor of Divinity, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, 1933.


Ordained Free Baptist ministry, by Central Association of New York, January 18, 1885. Stated supply, and pastor First Church, Brooklyn, since 1884. President General Conference of Free Baptists, 1898-1904, General Conference Board of Free Baptists, since 1910.

Member board of managers American Baptist Home Mission Society (Chairman of the Board 1926-1932. President since 1932). Recording secretary Federal Council of Churches of Christ in America.

President General Alumni Association of Union Theological Seminary, 1933-1934. Home: Brooklyn, New York.


Member board mgrs.


Married Etta Lillian Chesley, January 27, 1885.

Review David H. Lord

Etta Lillian Chesley