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Rev. Alexander Griswold Cummins, Jr

Rev. Alexander Griswold Cummins, Jr[1]

Male 1868 - 1964  (96 years)

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  • Name Alexander Griswold Cummins 
    Title Rev. 
    Suffix Jr 
    Born 8 Apr 1868  Smyrna, Kent, Delaware, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Sep 1964  Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2733052974  Master Tree | Descendants of James Morris and Margaret Cooke
    Last Modified 14 Jul 2006 

    Father Alexander Griswold Cummins,   b. 12 Nov 1830,   d. 1904  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Louisa Reed Hayes,   b. 15 Oct 1833, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1868  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 15 Jun 1867 
    • Delaware Marriages, 1645-1899 Record lists marriage as 1 Jan 1840, Record of this marriage may be found at the Family History Library under microfilm reference number(s) 0006417.
    Notes 
    • Delaware Marriages, 1645-1899 Record lists marriage as 1 Jan 1840, Record of this marriage may be found at the Family History Library under microfilm reference number(s) 0006417.
    Family ID F1047625061  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Evelyn Atwater,   b. 1891, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 8 Sep 1915 
    Last Modified 10 May 2006 
    Family ID F2593280443  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Apr 1868 - Smyrna, Kent, Delaware, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Sep 1964 - Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Graduated 1889 Swarthmore College

      Graduated General Theology Seminary 1889-1893

      Graduated Columbia 1893

      Appointed Decon 1892, Priest 1894 by Protestant Episcopal Church

      He resided in New York City 1873 to 1876

      He was Attorney General of Deleware 1892-1895

      Phi Kappa Pai

      Phi Beta Kappa

      Founder and Editor of THE CHRONICLE, a monthly magazine of the Episcopal Church.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3110083304] Who Was Who In America.
      CUMMINS, Alexander Griswold, clergyman, editor; b. Smyrna, Del., Apr 8, 1868; s. Alexander Griswold and Louisa (Hayes) C.; A.B., Swarthmore Coll., 1889, Litt.D., 1909; student Gen. Theol. Sem., 1889-93; A.M., Columbia, 1893; studied and traveled abroad, 1894-96; D.D., Washington Coll., Md., 1921; LL.D., Gettysburg Coll., 1926; m. Evelyn Atwater, Sept. 8, 1915. Deacon, 1892, priest, 1894, P.E. Ch.; rector Christ Ch., Poughkeepsie, N.Y, since 1901. Founder and editor The Chronicle (monthly mag. Of P.E. Ch.); see Protestant Episcopal Soc for Promotion of Evangelical Knowledge; pres. St. Barnabas Hosp. Fund; state charities visitor Hudson River State Hosp.; mem. Bd. Of trustees Evangelical Edn. Soc.; Dutchess County Health Assn.; pres. Poughkeepsie Community House and Rescue Mission Foundation; chmn. Arch-deaconry of Dutchess, Diocese of N.Y.; dir. Mid-Hudson Grenfell Assn.; formerly mem. Standing com. And chmn. Social service commn., Diocese of N.Y.; deputy for Diocese of Ny.Y. Provincial Synod N.Y. and N.J. 1918; mem. Exec. Com. Sec.-treas. Protestant Episcopal Ch. League; sec.-treas., The Clergyman’s Mutual 1914-18; editor, Evening Enterprise, Poughkeepsie, 1917-18. Dir. Farmers and Mfrs. Nat. Bank, 1919-21. Mem. Churchman’s Assn., Ministers Assn. of Poughkeepsie, The Club, Rectory Club, The Pilgrims Soc., S.C.W., S.R., Phi Kappa Psi, Phi Beta Kappa. Republican. Clubs: Union League, Hunters Frat., Columbia U. (New York); Graduate (New Haven, Conn.); National, Connaught, Dartmouth House (London, Eng.); Clove Valley Rod and Gun (pres. 1909-1934); Amrita (Poughkeepsie); Organizer and dir. Three Brooks Associates Gun Club. Formerly prominent in athletic and field sports; sportsman; literary critic. Exchange preacher Great Britain and U.S., 1933-38. Address: The Woodside, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Died Sept. 22, 1946; buried in Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetary.