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Clergyman

Tertius Van Dyke, American clergyman. Member of the Board Foreign Missions Presbyterian Church United States of America, 1923-1926; Member S.R.

Background

Dyke, Tertius Van was born on January 18, 1886 in at New York, New York, United States. Son of Henry and Ellen (Reid) van Dyke.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Princeton University, 1908 (Phi Beta Kappa). Bachelor of Arts, Magdalen College (University of Oxford), 1910, Master of Arts, 1917. Bachelor of Divinity, Union Theological Seminary, 1913.

Doctor of Divinity Princeton University, 1948.

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1913. Pastor Spring St. Church, New York, 1913-1916. Secretary to father, American minister at The Hague, February-May 1915 and November 16-May 1917.

Pastor Park Avenue Church, New York, 1918-1926, Congressional Church, Washington, Connecticut, 1926-1935. Headmaster Gunnery School, Washington, Connecticut, 1936-1942. Acting director Bureau Student Aid, Princeton, 1942-1943.

Dean Hartford (Connecticut) Theological Seminary, 1943-1954, emeritus, since 1954. Interim pastor Congregational Church, Washington, Connecticut, 1955. active pastor emeritus, since 1956.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Songs of Seeking and Finding, 1920. Light My Candle (with father), 1926. Henry van Dyke (a biography), 1935.Also, with father, “The Guidepost” (syndicated newspaper articles), 1924-1926. Contributor articles and verse.

Membership

Member of the Board Foreign Missions Presbyterian Church United States of America, 1923-1926. Member S.R.; Clubs: Princeton, Century.

Connections

Married Mary Elizabeth Cannon, November 15, 1924. Children: Dorothea Atherton (Mistress Frederic Maccabe, Junior.

father:
Henry Dyke

mother:
Ellen (Reid) Dyke

spouse:
Mary Elizabeth Cannon

child:
Dorothea Atherton (Mistress Frederic Maccabe Dyke

child:
Jr Dyke