John Gervase Riddell

Biography of John Gervase Riddell

John Gervase Riddell
John Gervase Riddell

John Gervase Riddell (1896-1955) was Professor of Systematic Theology at the University from 1935 until his appointment to the Chair of Divinity in 1947.

A graduate of the University of Edinburgh, Riddell served in the Gordon Highlanders and Royal Engineers Signal Service from 1915 to 1919. He was Minister of the High Church in Forres from 1924 and then of Netherlee Church in Glasgow from 1929 until his appointment to the Chair of Systematic Theology in 1935.

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John Gervase Riddell
Clergyman and Theologian

Born 22 September 1896.
Died 7 September 1955.
University Link: Professor
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Occupation categories: clergy; theologians
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Record last updated: 8th Jan 2010

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