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Benjamin Butler Church

Benjamin Butler Church, American social worker. Recipient Keystone bronze medal from Boys’ Clubs of America, for distinguished service, 1949. President Boys’ Club Association Chicago. Served as; Member Omega Psi Phi.


  • Church, Benjamin Butler was born on December 23, 1883 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Titus and Maria (Mingo) Church.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Livingstone College, Salisbury, North Carolina.


    • Teacher, State Industrial School, Bordentown, New Jersey, 1907-1911, Livingstone College, 1911-1917. With war work council Young Men’s Christian Association, 1917-1919. With nat. staff National Recreation Association (New York), 1919-1921.

      Teacher Livingstone College, 1921-1926. Director South Side Boys’ Club. Chicago, since 1926.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Served as; Member Omega Psi Phi.


    • Married Grace Peters, December 23, 1907.
    • father: Titus Church
    • mother: Maria (Mingo) Church
    • spouse: Grace Peters
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    Born December 23, 1883