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William Jackson Jarman

William Jackson Jarman, American clergyman. Served to lieutenant commander as chaplain United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946.; Member Religion in American Life (program committee 1966-1977.


  • Jarman, William Jackson was born on January 18, 1916 in Kansas City. Son of Eugene Oswald and Alpha Ellen (Bratten) Jarman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts with distinction in English, U. Missouri, 1937, postgraduate, 1940-1941. Bachelor of Divinity, Union Theological Seminary, New York City, 1940. Doctor of Divinity, Culver-Stockton College, 1959.


    • Ordained to ministry Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 1933. Pastor, Paris, Missouri, 1941-1942, Mexico, Missouri, 1946-1948, University Place Church Champaign, Illinois, 1948-1965, Park Avenue Christian Church, New York City, 1965-1977. Lecturer Union Theological Seminary, New York, 1966-1977.

      President bd Illinois Disciples Foundation, Champaign, 1948-1966, Council Christian Unity, 1957-1964. Member general board National Council Churches, 1957-1972. Board higher education Disciples of Christ, 1948-1965, commission ministry Illinois Disciples, 1948-1965, member Executive Committee Consultation on Church Union, 1966-1974.

      Member Executive Committee Champaign County Mental Health Clinic, 1956-1965. President board of trustees Disciples Division House of University of Chicago, 1960-1966. Trustee Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis, 1966-1972.

      Chairman Unity Commn of Christian Churches.


    • Author: Manual for Burial of the Dead at Sea, 1942. Looking Toward Marriage, 1960.


    Served to lieutenant commander as chaplain United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946. Member Religion in American Life (program committee 1966-1977.


    • Married Mary Mona Love, May, 1, 1946. Children: William Jackson, Mona, Mary.
    • father: Eugene Oswald Jarman
    • mother: Alpha Ellen (Bratten) Jarman
    • spouse: Mary Mona Love
    • children: William Jackson Jarman
    • Mona Jarman
    • Mary Jarman
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    Born January 18, 1916
    Died December 23, 1977
    (aged 61)