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