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John J. Moment

John J. Moment
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Short Name: John J. Moment
Full Name: Moment, John J., 1875-1959
Birth Year: 1875
Death Year: 1959

John James Moment, 1875-1959

Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 1, 1875, Oro­no, On­tar­io, Ca­na­da.
Died: May 11, 1959, Plain­field, New Jer­sey.
Son of a Meth­od­ist min­is­ter, Mo­ment was ed­u­cat­ed at Prince­ton Un­i­ver­si­ty (BA 1896) and Hart­ford The­o­lo­gi­cal Sem­in­a­ry (BD 1906). He be­gan his ca­reer teach­ing at the Law­rence­ville school about five miles from Prince­ton (1898-1904). He held pas­tor­ates in East Or­ange, New Jer­sey (1904-08); Jer­sey Ci­ty, New Jer­sey (1908-11); High St. Pres­by­ter­i­an Church, New­ark, New Jer­sey (1911-18); and the Cre­scent Ave­nue Pres­by­ter­i­an Church, Plain­field, New Jer­sey (from 1919 un­til his re­tire­ment). From March to De­cem­ber 1918, Mo­ment was the Re­li­gious Work Sec­re­tary for the Young Men’s Chris­tian As­so­ci­ation at Camp Up­ton, Yap­hank, Long Is­land, New York. He lived in Plain­field, New Jersey, from at least 1920 un­til his death.

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