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Robert Norris Mclean

Clergyman

Robert Norris Mclean, Chilean clergyman. member general; Member Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Upsilon.

Background

Mclean, Robert Norris was born on December 12, 1882 in Concepción, Chile, (parents American citizens). Son of Robert and Lucy Ripley (Norris) Mclean.

Education

Graduate Portland (Oregon) Academy, 1902. Bachelor of Arts, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, 1906. Graduate Auburn Theological Seminary, 1910.

Doctor of Divinity, Dubuque (Iowa) U., 1918. Graduate study National U. Mexico, 1927, University of Southern California, 1928.

Career

May 1939); children—William Burdette, John Godfrey, Robert Norris. Married second, Mary Eliza Moore, February 25, 1941. Teacher, England literature and French, high school, San Juan, P.R., 1910.

Pastor Anabel Church, Portland, 1910-1914. Head department Spanish, Dubuque U., 1914-1917. Camp pastor Camp Grant, Rockford, Illinois, 1918.

Superintendent Mexican work Board Home: Missions, Presbyterian Church, United States of America, 1918-1924, associate director city immigrant and industrial department, Board National Missions, 1924-1932. Pastor First Church, Santa Barbara, California, 1932-1943, First Presbyterian Church, Yakima, Washington, 1943-1950. Director La Escuela de Idiomas, San Jose, Costa Rica, 1952-1954 Moderator.

Presbytery of Los Angeles, 1926, of Santa Barbara, 1933. Moderator Synod of California and Nevada, 1936-1937. Member general council Presbyterian Church in United States of America, 1937-1943.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: That Mexican, 1928. Jumping Beans, 1930

Membership

Member general; Member Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Upsilon.

Connections

Married Clara Fredericka Blohm, December 31, 1912 (deceased.; married second, Mary Eliza Moore, February 25, 1941. Children: William Burdette, John Godfrey, Robert Norris.

father:
Robert Mclean

mother:
Lucy Ripley (Norris) Mclean

spouse:
Clara Fredericka Blohm

spouse:
Mary Eliza Moore

child:
William Burdette Mclean

child:
John Godfrey Mclean

child:
Robert Norris Mclean