Peter Marshall

Preacher, Author

1902 – 1949

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Who was Peter Marshall?

Peter Marshall was a Scots-American preacher, pastor of the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church in Washington, DC and twice appointed as Chaplain of the United States Senate.

He is remembered popularly from the success of A Man Called Peter, a biography of him written by his widow, Catherine Marshall, and the 1955 film adaptation of the same name, which was nominated for an Academy Award for its cinematography.

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Born
May 27, 1902
Coatbridge
Also known as
  • Rev. Peter Marshall
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Columbia Theological Seminary
Died
Jan 26, 1949

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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