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James Longmuir

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Church  Church of Scotland
Ordination  1934
Successor  Hugh Douglas

Predecessor  Charles Warr
In office  1969 to 1973
Name  James Longmuir
James Longmuir James Longmuir Professional Profile
Other posts  Moderator of the General Assembly (1968-1969)

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James Boyd Longmuir, (26 April 1907 – 22 October 1973) was an eminent Church of Scotland minister in the 20th century.


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Early life

Longmuir was born on 26 April 1907. He was educated at Dalziel High School, a secondary school in Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, Scotland. He studied at the University of Glasgow.

Ordained ministry

Longmuir was ordained to Swinton Parish in 1934 where he served until 1952. During World War II, he served with the Royal Army Chaplains' Department and was awarded the Territorial Decoration. After that he was Minister at Chirnside.

He was Dean of the Chapel Royal and Chaplain to HM Bodyguard for Scotland (The Royal Company of Archers) from 1969 to 1973. He was an Honorary Chaplain to the Queen.

Longmuir died on 22 October 1973. He was aged 66.


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