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Thomas Holden, American Clergyman. Ordained to ministry by presbytery, 1924. Trustee Occidental College, 1939-1941, San Francisco Theological Seminary, from 1932. M C.

Background

Holden, Thomas was born on September 12, 1896 in Larne, Northern Ireland. Son of John and Anna Maria (Arnold) Holden. came to the United States, 1914. Naturalized, 1919.

Education

AB, Occidental College, 1921; Doctor of Divinity, Occidental College, 1936; Bachelor's Degree, San Francisco Theological Seminary, 1924.

Career

Assistant pastor, Highland Park Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles, 1924-1925; pastor, Tropico Presbyterian Church, Glendale, California, 1926-1927; assistant pastor, Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles, 1927; pastor, Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles, 1927-1950; assistant stated clerk, Synod of California Presbyterian United States of America, 1929; stated clerk, Synod of California Presbyterian United States of America, from 1932. Stated clerk Presbytery of Los Angeles, United Presbyterian Church United States of America, 1939-1950, Synod of California, from 1950.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry by presbytery, 1924.

Membership

Trustee Occidental College, 1939-1941, San Francisco Theological Seminary, from 1932. M C.

Connections

Married Katharine Evelyn McDonald, November 11, 1924. Children: Rosemary Alice Smith, John.

father:
John Holden

mother:
Anna Maria (Arnold) Holden

spouse:
Katharine Evelyn McDonald

child:
Rosemary Alice Smith Holden

child:
John Holden