John Bodine Thompson

THOMPSON, John Bodine. b. Readington, New Jersey, 14 October 1830; d. Trenton, New Jersey, 4 September 1907. The son of Joseph Thompson, he received a BA from Rutgers College in 1851, a Bachelor of Divinity degree from New Brunswick Theological Seminary (NBTS) in 1858, and a DD from Rutgers College in 1870. He pastored a succession of Reformed and Presbyterian congregations in New Jersey, New York, and California, and pastored a congregation of the Free Church in Italy (1871-73). In 1889, He was on the faculty of San Francisco Theological Seminary, and was president of the General Synod of the Reformed Church in America (RCA) in 1896. During his seven years at NBTS he served as an agent of...

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