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William Melchior Horn

Clergyman

William Melchior Horn, American clergyman.

Background

Horn, William Melchior was born on November 28, 1882 in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. Son of Edward Traill and Harriet (Chisolm) Horn.

Education

Student Charleston College, 1896-1897. Bachelor of Arts, Muhlenberg College, Pennsylvania, 1900, Doctor of Divinity, 1925. A.M., Princeton, 1901.

Studied University of Pennsylvania, 1901-1902. Graduate Lutheran Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, 1904.

Career

Ordained ministry Lutheran Church, 1904. Assistant pastor Church of the Advent, New York City, 1904-1907, pastor, 1907-1917. Resident pastor Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, since 1917.

Founder Inner Mission Society, New York. President New York Lutheran Ministers’ Association, 1912-1914. Evangelical Lutheran Synod of New York and N.E., 1914-1917.

Chairman Board of Virgin Islands Missions, 1915-1918. President Ministers Association Southern Tier, New York. Trustee Ithaca council, Boy Scouts America.

Connections

Married Marguerite E. Jacobs, June 30, 1908. Children: Edward Traill III, Ruth Marguerite, William Melchior, Henry Eyster, John Chisolm, Robert Traill, Marguerite Eyster, James Gregg.

father:
Edward Traill Horn

mother:
Harriet (Chisolm) Horn

spouse:
Marguerite E. Jacobs

child:
Edward Traill III Horn

child:
Ruth Marguerite Horn

child:
William Melchior Horn

child:
Henry Eyster Horn

child:
John Chisolm Horn

child:
Robert Traill Horn

child:
Marguerite Eyster Horn

child:
James Gregg Horn