Mills, Thornton Allen was born on September 19, 1855 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of Thornton Anthony and Anna Cook (Mills) Mills.
Bachelor of Arts, Wooster (O.) U., 1878, Doctor of Philosophy., 1892. Graduate McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago, 1882.
Theodore B. Williams, June 22, 1916. Ordained Congleton ministry, 1877. While stated supply at Maine, Minnesota, joined Presbytery, 1879.
Stated supply Northwood, Iowa, 1879-1880, Bacon Hill, New York, 1880-1881, Essex, 1881-1882, Champlain, 1883. Pastor Flanders, New Jersey, 1885-1887, Asbury, New Jersey, 1887-1889, Providence, Rhode Island, 1889-1892, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 1892-1902, San Jose, California, 1902-1907, Schenectady, New York, 1907-1912. Associate missionary in Korea, 1912-1913.
Pastor Lake George, New York, 1914-1918, Flanders, New Jersey, December 1918.
Married Cornelia Mary Safford, May 9, 1879 (died 1912). Married second, Clara B. Clark, widow of Review.