Milton Smith Littlefield, Jr.

LITTLEFIELD, Milton Smith, Jr. b. New York, New York, 21 August 1864; d. New York, 11 June 1934. His parents were Anna Elizabeth Schull (1836–1904) and Milton Smith Littlefield Sr. (1830–1899). His father was an ally of Abraham Lincoln, superintendent of recruitment of Black troops in the South for the Union during the Civil War, and an opportunistic businessman in North Carolina during Reconstruction.  Littlefield graduated from Johns Hopkins University (BA, 1889) and Union Theological Seminary (BD, 1892). He was ordained into the Presbyterian church, and served as pastor of Mizpah Chapel, a mission of Central Presbyterian Church, Manhattan (1892–1896), followed by two years as preacher...

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