Born: January 26, 1870, Pottsville, Pennsylvania.
Died: September 18, 1952, New York.
Buried: Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Longacre graduated from the Columbia University School of Mines (1892), and Drew Theological Seminary (BD 1896).
Ordained a Methodist minister, he pastored in the New York Conference (1896–1910). He then became head of the Department of Old Testament Literature and Religion at the Iliff School of Theology, where he served over three decades.