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Robert James George Mcknight

Clergyman , educator

Robert James George Mcknight, American clergyman, educator.

Background

Mcknight, Robert James George was born on July 9, 1878 in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Robert and Elizabeth (Campbell) Mcknight.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Geneva College, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, 1896 (Doctor of Divinity, 1918). Graduate Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1899. Bachelor of Divinity, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1900.

Studied Johns Hopkins, 1901-1902, Columbia, 1903, University of Leipzig, 1904-1905. Doctor of Philisophy, University of Chicago, 1907.

Career

Ordained Reformed Presbyterian ministry, 1903. Pastor Middletown, Pennsylvania, 1903-1904. Instructor Morgan Park (Illinois) Mill.

Academy, 1907-1908; pastor Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, 1909-1916. Professor Biblical literature, Reformed Presbyterian Seminary, from 1916, president, from 1929. President Keystone Driller Company, from 1935.

President Kaydee Land Company (both Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania). Moderator Reformed Presbyterian Synod, 1934. Chautauqua Assembly lecturer and Bible teacher, summers.

Home: Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania†.

Connections

Married Grace Patterson, September 20, 1905. Children: Robert James George, Hugh Patterson.

father:
Robert Mcknight

mother:
Elizabeth (Campbell) Mcknight

spouse:
Grace Patterson

child:
Robert James George Mcknight

child:
Hugh Patterson Mcknight