1879–1956

March 7, 1879, Belfast, Ireland.

March 4, 1956, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Park studied at Queen’s College, Bel­fast, Ire­land; Royal University, Dub­lin; and in Ed­in­burgh, Leip­zig, and at Oxf­ord. After graduating from Prince­ton Theological Seminary, he was ordained a Pres­by­ter­ia­n minister in 1903.

For a time he worked as a lumberjack in New York’s Adi­ron­dack Mountains, then became a Con­gre­ga­tion­al minister and held pastorates in An­do­ver, Mas­sa­chu­setts, and at the Second Con­gre­ga­tion­al Church in West New­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts. He also served as president of Whea­ton College, Nor­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts (1926–44).

His works include:

  1. O Christ, Whose Love Has Sought Us Out
  2. O Jesus, Thou Wast Tempted
  3. We Would See Jesus

Park’s burial place