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Robert Wells Veach

Clergyman

Robert Wells Veach, American clergyman. Member Kappa Phi Lambda, Pi Gamma Mu fraternities. With War Time Service Commission, Fort Bragg, 1943, Southern army camps, 1944.; Mason.; Club: New York Clergy. Lecture tour around world, 1930-1931.

Background

Veach, Robert Wells was born on October 5, 1871 in New Castle, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of George W. and Laura C. (Burnett) Veach.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Westminister College, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, 1896, Master of Arts, 1909. Doctor of Divinity, 1911. Auburn Theological Seminary, 1897-1898, 1899-1900.

Union Theological Seminary, 1898-1899. Columbia, 1898-1899; University of Pennsylvania, 1911.

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1900. Pastor Mount Hor Church, Rochester, 1900-1908. Professor religious pedagogy, 1908-1912, dean, 1910-1912, Bible Teachers’ Training School, New York.

Pastor North Church, Rochester, New York, 1912-1915. Educational secretary.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The King and His Kingdom, 1908. The Friendship of Jesus, 1911. Principles of Teaching.The Sunday School, Its Organization and Management. The Meaning of the War for Religious Education, 1919. Editor, Christian Educator.On leave of absence to direct Army Young Men’s Christian Association religious work at Camp Dix, in France with American Expeditionary Forces, April 22-November 18, 1918.

Membership

Member Kappa Phi Lambda, Pi Gamma Mu fraternities. With War Time Service Commission, Fort Bragg, 1943, Southern army camps, 1944. Mason.; Club: New York Clergy.

Lecture tour around world, 1930-1931.

Connections

Married Harriett Rebecca McLaughry, September 13, 1900 (died October 30, 1924). Children: Elizabeth C., Harriett.

father:
George W. Veach

mother:
Laura C. (Burnett) Veach

spouse:
Harriett Rebecca McLaughry

child:
Elizabeth C. Veach

child:
Harriett Veach