logo logo

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.

Background

  • 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.

    Career

    • 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.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Served as; Member Omega Psi Phi.

    Connections

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