Alson Jesse Smith
Alson Jesse Smith, American clergyman, author. Member.
Smith, Alson Jesse was born on August 12, 1908 in Danbury, Connecticut, United States. Son of Gifford Alson and Josephine Louise (Hull) Smith.
Bachelor of Arts, Dickinson College, 1930. Bachelor of Divinity, Garrett Biblical Institute, 1933. Student Yale Graduate School, 1936-1937.
Ordained to ministry, Methodist Church, 1934. Minister Philipsburg, Montana, 1933-1935, Waterbury, Connecticut, 1935-1940, Bayport, Long Island, 1941-1945, Brooklyn 1945-1947, Stamford, Connecticut, 1947-1950. Executive director Temperance and Tolerance Association, 1950-1951.
Lecturer Columbia Lecture Bureau, 1950-1951.
Author’s League American, Friends of Literature, Research Council on Problems of Alcohol.
Married Florence McLeod, March 20, 1932. Children: Stephen Hull, Philip Alson.
Gifford Alson Smith
Josephine Louise (Hull) Smith
Stephen Hull Smith
Philip Alson Smith