Russell, Alexander, G., 1845-1911

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Russell, Alexander, G., 1845-1911

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Alexander G. Russell was born in 1845 in Nova Scotia, Canada. He entered Dalhousie College in 1867 and won the University Prize for rhetoric, the Roy Prize for elocution, and a Certificate of General Merit – Class I. He received his BA in 1871. In 1876 he married Eliza Hoxie Norris, with whom he had three sons: Henry, Gordon and Alexander. He served as pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York, where he was known as an eloquent speaker and an energetic charitable worker. Russell died in 1911.


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