Born: Sep­tem­ber 25, 1866, Ash­ley, Mis­sou­ri.

Died: Feb­ru­a­ry 4, 1944, Jaff­rey, New Hamp­shire.

Buried: Han­o­ver Ce­me­tery, Han­o­ver, In­di­a­na.


McAfee was the son of John Arm­strong Mc­Afee and An­na Wad­dell, and hus­band of Har­ri­et (Hat­tie) Laws­on Brown.

He was at Park Col­lege (now Park Un­i­ver­si­ty), Park­ville, Mis­sou­ri, for al­most 20 years, where he was the chair of Chris­tian Phi­lo­so­phy, and col­lege chap­lain and choir di­rect­or. From 1912–30, he was on the fa­cul­ty at Mc­Cor­mick The­o­lo­gic­al Se­mi­na­ry, Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois.

In ad­di­tion, he served pas­tor­ates in Ful­ton, Mis­sou­ri; Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois; and Brook­lyn, New York; di­rect­ed the Pres­by­ter­i­an Board of For­eign Mis­sions (1930–33); and was Mod­er­at­or of the Pres­by­ter­i­an Church in Am­er­i­ca.

  1. Near to the Heart of God
  2. On to Con­flict
  3. That Com­ing Day

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