1868–1953
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Au­gust 5, 1868, Binghamton, New York.

Ap­ril 11, 1953, Brattleboro, Vermont.

Mountain View Ce­me­te­ry, New Fairfield, Con­nec­ti­cut.

Tweedy attended Phillips Andover Academy, Yale Un­i­ver­si­ty (BA & MA), Union The­o­lo­gi­cal Sem­in­a­ry, and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Berlin. Ordained a Con­gre­ga­tion­alist minister in 1898, he pastored at Plymouth Church, Utica, New York (1892–1902), and South Church, Bridgeport, Con­nec­ti­cut (1902–09). He then became Professor of Homiletics at Yale Divinity School (1909–37). He taught liturgy, music, and the arts, and was interested in religious architecture. His works in­clude:

  1. Eternal God, Whose Power Upholds
  2. O Gracious Father of Mankind
  3. O Spirit of the Living God