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Allen Macy Dulles

  • Birth 19 Aug 1854 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 13 Nov 1930 Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, USA
  • Burial Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, USA
  • Plot Consecration Dell, 74
  • Memorial ID 7024080

Religious Leader. A noted Presbyterian theologian, professor, and co-founder of the American Theological Society, he headed the Auburn Theological Seminary, one of the nation's foremost divinity schools. An advocate of ecumenism among other religious views considered "liberal", he opposed the literal interpretation of the Bible, a hot button issue in the era of the Scopes "Monkey Trial". He is additionally notable as the patriarch of a distinguished American family. The father of the renowned Secretary of State John Foster Dulles, "spymaster" and CIA Director Allen W. Dulles, and the diplomat Eleanor Dulles, he is also the grandfather of Avery, Cardinal Dulles, S.J., the first American theologian to be named a Prince of the Catholic church.

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  • Originally Created by: Nikita Barlow
  • Added: 20 Dec 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7024080
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Allen Macy Dulles (19 Aug 1854–13 Nov 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7024080, citing Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .