Alfred Morton Smith

SMITH, Alfred Morton. b. Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, 20 May 1879; d. Brigantine, New Jersey, 26 February 1971. Smith was educated at the University of Pennsylvania (BA 1901) and the Philadelphia Divinity School (BD 1905, STD 1911). He was ordained in the American Protestant Episcopal Church (deacon 1905, priest 1906), and served curacies at St Peter’s, Philadelphia, and Long Beach, California. He was a priest at St Matthias’, Los Angeles (1906-16), a chaplain to the United States army during the First World War (1916-19), and a member of staff of the Episcopal City Mission, Philadelphia (1919-54). At Philadelphia he served as an associate priest at two churches (St Clement’s, 1920-28, and St...

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