Reginald Ley McAll

McALL, Reginald Ley. b. Bocking, Essex, England, 20 August 1878; d. Meredith, New Hampshire, 9 July 1954. McAll was an organist, administrator, and humanitarian. His parents were Robert McAll (1837–1890), a Congregational minister, and Elizabeth Lonsdale McCall (1844–1932). After immigrating to New York in 1897, he earned the BA degree from Johns Hopkins University in 1900 and studied at the Peabody Conservatory. McAll became a naturalized citizen of the United States in 1923.  Following brief service at St John’s Church, Georgetown, District of Columbia (1901–1902), McAll became organist at the Church of the Covenant (Presbyterian) in New York, a position he held from 1902 until 1950. From...

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