Hamilton M. MacGill

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Aliases: Hamilton Montgomerie MacGill


Born: 10 March 1807

Died: 3 June 1880


Hamilton Montgomerie MacGill, D.D., was born at Catrine, Ayrshire. After studying at the University of Glasgow (which conferred upon him the degree of D.D. in 1870), he became in 1837 joint minister of Duke St. United Presbyterian Church, Glasgow. In 1840 he removed with a portion of his congregation to a new church in Montrose Street. He became, in 1858, Home Mission Secretary of the United Presbyterian Church, and in 1868 Foreign Mission Secretary. He died June 3, 1880, at Paris, while on his way to recruit his health in the South of France. As a member of the Hymnal Committee of the U. P. Church in 1870-76, he contributed to their Presbyterian Hymnal, 1876.

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