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May 31

1937 Ordinations

On May 31, 1937, Desmond Jones was ordained by the Presbytery of New Jersey making him the sixteenth graduate of Westminster Seminary that month to be ordained to the gospel ministry in the Presbyterian Church of America (renamed the Orthodox Presbyterian Church in 1939).

Also ordained that month were:

One other ordination took place in the month of May in connection to Westminster Seminary: Professor John Murray was ordained by the Presbytery of New York and New England at an adjourned meeting held on May 28th at the Calvin Presbyterian Church of New Haven, Connecticut.

Picture: John Galbraith at age 24 in 1937.

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