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Samuel Anderson Cornelius

Clergyman

Samuel Anderson Cornelius, American clergyman. member exec.

Background

Cornelius, Samuel Anderson was born on November 20, 1857 in Mount Jackson, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Maxwell and Mary (Anderson) Cornelius.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Wooster, O., 1882. A.M., 1885; graduate Union Theological Seminary, 1885. Doctor of Divinity, Wooster, 1897.

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1885. Pastor Phillipsburg, Pennsylvania, 1885-1889, Santa Cruz, California, 1889-1891, Oil City, Pennsylvania, 1891-1915. Moderator of Synod of Pennsylvania, 1912-1913, and member executive commission of Synod.

Representative General Assembly of Presbyterian Church at Princeton Centennial, 1912.

Membership

Member exec.

Connections

Married Harriet Canfield, May 25, 1886.

father:
Maxwell Cornelius

mother:
Mary (Anderson) Cornelius

spouse:
Harriet Canfield