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Thomas Mitchell Chalmers


Thomas Mitchell Chalmers, American missionary.


Chalmers, Thomas Mitchell was born on December 6, 1858 in near Monmouth, Illinois, United States. Son of James Adams and Hannah (Cunningham) Chalmers.


Student Kansas State Normal School, 1878-1879, Monmouth (Illinois) College, 1881-1885, United Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Xenia, O., 1885-1886, 1887-1888, United Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, 1886-1887. Doctor of Divinity, Evangelical Theological College, Dallas, Texas.


Deborah. Ordained to ministry U.P. Church, 1889. Pastor Mundale, New York, 1889-1890. Lecturer on reform and prophecy, 1892-1894.

Missionary to the Jews, Chicago, 1894-1901, Pittsburgh, 1902-1903. Studied in Europe, 1904-1906. Founder New York Jewish Evangelization Society, director and secretary since 1908.

Editor Jewish Missionary Magazine and its predecessors since 1911. Pastor E. 187th St. U.P. Church, New York, 1913-1919.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (booklet) Present Condition of Israel in the Light of Prophecy, 1923. Israel in Covenant and History, 1925. (pamphlet) The Earth, the Eternal Seed Plot of the Universe, 1925.Under the Olive Trees, 1931.


Married Anna Magdalene von Gunten, August 20, 1895.

James Adams Chalmers

Hannah (Cunningham) Chalmers

Anna Magdalene von Gunten