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Leslie Edward Cooke

Leslie Edward Cooke, British clergyman. Club: Athenaeum (London, England.).


  • Cooke, Leslie Edward was born on May 22, 1908 in Brighton, England. Son of Robert J. and Emily D. (Allfrey) Cooke.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Victoria U., Manchester, England, 1930, Bachelor of Divinity, 1933. Doctor of Divinity, Chicago Theological Seminary, 1949, Emmanual College and Victoria U., Toronto, 1950. Doctor of Laws, Mount Allison U., N.B., Canada, 1954.


    • Ordained to ministry Congressional Church, 1933. Pastor Gatley Congressional Church, 1933-1938, Warwick Road Congressional Church, Coventry, England, 1938-1948. General secretary Congressional Union England and Wales, 1948-1955.

      Associate general secretary World Council Churches, also director div. intereh. aid, refugee and world service, since 1955.


    • Author: Upon This Rock, 1937. Token of Our Inheritance, 1943. Faith Stakes a Claim.

    • The Church is There, 1957. Above Every Name, 1962. Also articles religious journals, reviews.


    Club: Athenaeum (London, England.).


    • Married Gladys E. Burrows, July 4, 1936.
    • father: Robert J. Cooke
    • mother: Emily D. (Allfrey) Cooke
    • spouse: Gladys E. Burrows
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    Born March 22, 1908
    Died February, 1967
    (aged 58)