1875–1959
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Feb­ru­a­ry 1, 1875, Orono, Ontario, Canada.

May 11, 1959, Plainfield, New Jersey.

Hillside Ce­me­te­ry, Scotch Plains, New Jersey.

Son of a Methodist minister, Moment was educated at Princeton Un­i­ver­si­ty (BA 1896) and Hartford The­o­lo­gi­cal Sem­in­a­ry (BD 1906). He began his career teaching at the Lawrenceville school about five miles from Princeton (1898–1904).

He held pastorates in East Orange, New Jersey (1904–08); Jersey City, New Jersey (1908–11); High St. Pres­by­ter­i­an Church, Newark, New Jersey (1911–18); and the Crescent Avenue Pres­by­ter­i­an Church, Plainfield, New Jersey (from 1919 until his retirement). From March to December 1918, Moment was the Religious Work Secretary for the Young Men’s Christian Association at Camp Upton, Yaphank, Long Island, New York. He lived in Plainfield, New Jersey, from at least 1920 until his death.

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