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Robert Samuel Marsden

clergyman , educator.

Robert Samuel Marsden, American clergyman, educator. Member Christian School Association of Middletown (president since 1945).

Background

Marsden, Robert Samuel was born on March 27, 1905 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Abraham Lincoln and Matilda (Meister) Marsden.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Pennsylvania, 1927. Student Princeton Theological Seminary, 1927-1929. Th.B., Westminster Theological Seminary, 1930.

Career

Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1930. Pastor, Middletown, Pennsylvania, 1930-1936, Orthodox Church, Middletown, 1936-1939. General secretary missions Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 1938-1948.

Executive secretary Westminster Theological Seminary, since 1948. Moderator Presbytery of Carlisle, Presbyterian Church United States of America, 1932-1933, Presbytery Philadelphia, Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 1937-1938, 1954-1955, General Assembly Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 1945, Chairman of Commission publication Orthodox Presbyterian Hymnal.

Works

  • Associate editor Presbyterian Guardian, since 1948.

Membership

Member Christian School Association of Middletown (president since 1945).

Connections

Married M. Bertha Mish, June 25, 1935. Children: Robert Mish, George Mish.

father:
Abraham Lincoln Marsden

mother:
Matilda (Meister) Marsden

spouse:
M. Bertha Mish

children:
Robert Mish Marsden

George Mish Marsden