Several of the early ministers (among more than 7,000) who have served in the Reformed Church in America since its establishment in 1628.

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Rev. William Linn
Photograph from a painting in the collection of the Archives of the Collegiate Church in New York City. Linn also served as the first chaplain of the United States House of Representatives.

Rev. Jacob Brodhead
Jacob Brodhead studied at Union College and New Brunswick Theological Seminary. He worked with Edward Tanjore Corwin to find many early documents of the Dutch in America, including the Amsterdam Correspondence.

Frank Hall Wright
Wright was born at Old Boggy Depot in Indian Territory, on January 1, 1860. He studied at Union College and Union Theological Seminary. Ordained in the Presbyterian church in 1885 he served as a missionary among the native Americans in Oklahoma from…

Wilbur Thornton Washington
Russell Gasero, archivist for the RCA reflected on Wilbur and said, "I knew Wilbur for quite a few years and always thought of him as a model of pastoral leadership. I recall him stating once that he was often forgotten or passed over. I spoke with…
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