March 7, 1879, Belfast, Ireland.

March 4, 1956, Cambridge, Massachusetts.


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 pastored in Andover, Massachusetts, and at the Second Congregational Church in West Newton, Massachusetts. He 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