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HOLMES, John McClellan, clergyman, born in Livingston, New York, 22 January, 1884. He was the son of an eminent minister of the Reformed church, and was graduated at Williams in 1853, and at the New Brunswick theological seminary in 1857. He became pastor of a church in Brooklyn, New York, in 1859, of the Reformed church in Hudson, New York, in 1865, and in 1877 of the State street Presbyterian church in Albany, New York He was for several years a member of the educational and missionary boards of the Reformed church, president of the general synod in 1876, a delegate to the Pan-Presbyterian council at Edinburgh in 1877, and moderator of the Presbyterian synod of New York in 1884. He was also for some time an associate editor of the "Christian Intelligencer," and has contributed largely to the religious press. Many of his sermons have been published.
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