Biography of Arthur A. McKay
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





McKay, Arthur A., was born in New York city, August 7, 1864, and was educated in the public schools of that city, after finishing which he entered business for a number of years. He was converted to the cause of Christ at the age of thirteen, being the son of religious parents. At the age of eighteen he became assistant secretary of the Y. M. C. A. at Syracuse, serving three years in that capacity. March 1, 1890, he came to Ithaca, where he was called by the Board of Directors to fill the position of general secretary of the Young Men's Christian Association at Ithaca, which position he has filled with credit to himself and benefit to the society. He is also a member of the Choral Club, in which he is second tenor. In 1890 Mr. McKay married Lila Everts, daughter of W. O. Everts, of Auburn, N. Y., and they have one son. Mr. McKay is a member of the First Presbyterian church of Ithaca.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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