Rev. Paul Luther Yount came to us on July 3, 1920, the son
of the Rev. A. L. Yount, who had served the congregation back in
1886. He was born in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia in 1885, and graduated
from the Philadelphia Seminary in 1913. His brother, Rev. John
Arndt Yount, also served the church.
eight years he ministered to St. Mark’s and during this time the
church sanctuary was modernized, redecorated and rededicated, and
the Diamond Jubilee celebrated. The membership was now 930, with 450
new members added.
was greatly loved and respected by the members of his congregation
and the people in our city, when he resigned in 1928 to accept
another charge in Norristown, Pennsylvania. His resignation was
accepted with deep regret.
Yount, returned to St. Mark’s during the Centennial celebration in
He was married to Margaretta H. Bushnell Yount and fathered four children.