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William Paterson Bruce

Clergyman

William Paterson Bruce, American clergyman. member board mgrs; member Board of Foreign Missions, since 1913.

Background

Bruce, William Paterson was born on December 27, 1858 in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Review Doctor James and Mary (Linn) Bruce.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Rutgers, 1884, Master of Arts, 1887. Graduate Union Theological Seminary, 1887. Doctor of Divinity, Hope College, Michigan, 1912, Rutgers College, 1914.

Career

Ordained ministry Reformed Church in America, 1887. Pastor Greenville Church, Jersey City, New Jersey, 1887-1895, Park Hill Church, Yonkers, New York, 1895-1917. Editor-in-chief Christian Intelligencer, since 1917.

President board of supts. New Brunswick Theological Seminary, 1907. President Synod of New York, 1901, General Synod of Reformed Church in America, 1912.

Member board of managers American Tract Society, since 1916, American Bible Society, 1917. Member Board of Foreign Missions, since 1913.

Membership

Member board mgrs; member Board of Foreign Missions, since 1913.

Connections

Married Elizabeth E. Gordon, June 23, 1887.

father:
Review Doctor James Bruce

mother:
Mary (Linn) Bruce

spouse:
Elizabeth E. Gordon