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Short Name: Moir A. J. Waters
Full Name: Waters, Moir Alexander James, 1906-1980
Birth Year: 1906
Death Year: 1980

Waters, Moir Alexander James. (Ujjain, India, January 15, 1906--January 15, 1980, London, Ontario). United Church of Canada. University of Toronto, B.A., 1928; ordination after study at Emmanuel College, 1931. Pastorates in Toronto, 1931-1932, 1945; Newton-on-Ayr (Scotland), 1932-1933; London (Ont.), 1933-1940, 1959-1973; Victoria, British Columbia, 1945-1955; Burlington, Ont., 1955-1959. He spent 1940-1945 in India, not far from where his father had built a hospital with the local maharajah's blessing, teaching at Indore Theological Seminary and evangelizing in nearby villages. After his retirement, he published privately three small collections of hymns he had written since returning to Canada, of which only one for Advent, "Herald! sound the note of judgment," had already become widely known.

--Hugh D. McKellar, DNAH Archives


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