John Edgar Park

PARK, John Edgar. b. Belfast, Northern Ireland, 7 March 1879; d. Cambridge, Massachusetts, 4 March 1956. Park was educated at the Queen’s University of Belfast (then Queen’s College), and thereafter at Universities of Dublin, Edinburgh, Leipzig, Munich, Oxford and Princeton. His time at Princeton was followed by permanent residence in the USA: he became a Presbyterian minister, serving in the lumber camps of the Adirondack Mountains in upper New York State. He then became a Congregational minister, first at the Second Congregational Church, West Newton, Massachusetts (1907-26), teaching briefly at Boston University School of Theology, and then serving as President of Wheaton College,...

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