April 7, 1870, Lisbon, New York.

January 27, 1936, Newton Centre, Massachusetts.

Stocking attended Amherst College (AB 1895), then taught in Lawrenceville, New Jersey (1895-98). He received his BD degree from Yale University in 1901, and was ordained a Congregational minister. He went on to study at the University of Berlin (1902-03), then pastored at Church of the Redeemer, New Haven, Connecticut; First Church, Bellows Falls, Vermont (1903-05); Central Church, Newtonville, Massachusetts (1905-14); First Church, Washington, DC (1914-15); Union Congregational Church, Upper Montclair, New Jersey (1915-27); Pilgrim Congregational Church, St. Louis, Missouri (1927-35); and Congregational Church, Newton Centre, Massachusetts (1935-36). He also served as a trustee of Oberlin College, the Congregational Conference of Missouri, and the Congregational Annuity Fund, and as moderator of the National Council of Congregational Christian Churches (1934-35). His works include:

  1. O Master Workman of the Race

Stocking’s burial place