1870–1936

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Born: Ap­ril 7, 1870, Lis­bon, New York.

Died: Jan­u­a­ry 27, 1936, New­ton Centre, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Buried: Ev­er­green Ce­me­te­ry, New Ha­ven, Con­nec­ti­cut.

Biography

Jay was the son of My­ron T. Stock­ing and Eliz­a­beth Thomp­son, and hus­band of Grace Cor­de­lia Por­ter.

He at­tend­ed Am­herst Col­lege, Am­herst, Mas­sa­chu­setts (AB 1895), then taught in Law­rence­ville, New Jer­sey (1895–98). He re­ceived his BD de­gree from Yale Un­i­ver­si­ty in 1901, was or­dained a Con­gre­ga­tion­al min­is­ter, then stu­died at the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Ber­lin (1902–03).

He held pas­tor­ates at:

He was a trust­ee of Ober­lin Col­lege, the Con­gre­ga­tion­al Con­fer­ence of Mis­sou­ri, and the Con­gre­ga­tion­al An­nu­i­ty Fund, and mod­er­at­or of the Na­tion­al Coun­cil of Con­gre­ga­tion­al Chris­tian Church­es (1934–35).

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