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William Tait Paterson

Clergyman

William Tait Paterson, British clergyman. Served with Young Men’s Christian Association, American Expeditionary Force, World War, President and secretary Lane Theological Seminary, Cincinnati; member War Chest Board (Cincinnati); member of advisory board Cincinnati DeMolay; Member Pi Gamma Mu, Caledonian Society of Cincinnati (former president and chaplain).

Background

Paterson, William Tait was born on April 30, 1884 in Glasgow, Scotland. Son of William Tait and Annie (Small) Paterson.

Education

Student Manitoba College, Winnipeg, 1906-1909. Bachelor of Theology, Lane Theological Seminary, 1913, Auburn Theological Seminary, 1929. Doctor of Divinity, Wooster College, 1927.

Career

Came to the United States, 1910, naturalized 1920. Student-missionary in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, and Ohio, 1906-1913. Ordained to Presbyterian ministry, 1913.

Pastor Cumberland, O., 1913, Norwood, O., 1920-1947, Batavia, O., 1947-1957. Retired; special lecturer homiletics McCormick Theological Seminary Chicago, 1932-1934. Moderator Presbytery of Cincinnati, O., 1925 (president Board National Missions, 1940-1941.

Committee Ministerial Relations). Stated clerk pro tem, 1946-1947. Moderator Synod of O., 1926-1927, member General Council.

Judicial Commission, 1935-1941. Chairman Committee United Promotion. Commissioner General Assembly, Presbyterian Church, United States of America, 1922, 32, 43.

Delegate Pan-Presbyterian Alliance, Aberdeen, Scotland, 1913. Member General Council Presbyterian General Assembly, 1934-1940.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor to the Minister’s Annual, also articles to magazines. Contri Cincinnati OH.

Membership

Served with Young Men’s Christian Association, American Expeditionary Force, World War, President and secretary Lane Theological Seminary, Cincinnati. Member War Chest Board (Cincinnati). Member of advisory board Cincinnati DeMolay.

Member Pi Gamma Mu, Caledonian Society of Cincinnati (former president and chaplain). Clubs: Clergy, Cosmic, Rotary.

Connections

Married Wanda Chase Carey, December 3, 1913. Children: William Tait, James Carey, Samuel Doak, Esther Lowry, Donald Goerge.

father:
William Tait Paterson

mother:
Annie (Small) Paterson

spouse:
Wanda Chase Carey

child:
William Tait Paterson

child:
James Carey Paterson

child:
Samuel Doak Paterson

child:
Esther Lowry Paterson

child:
Donald Goerge Paterson