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Clergyman

Adelbert Pankey Higley, American clergyman. Member Cleveland Chamber of Commerce, Associated Charities of Cleveland (life).; Member S.A.R., N.E. Society, Abraham Lincoln Association (Springfield, Illinois), Phi Beta Kappa.; Mason.

Background

Higley, Adelbert Pankey was born on January 2, 1872 in Rutland, Meigs County, Ohio, United States. Son of Milo Harvey and Mary P. (Pankey) Higley.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, College of Wooster, 1898. Graduate McCormick Theological Seminary, 1901. Doctor of Divinity, Wooster, 1915, Illinois College, 1918.

Doctor of Laws, Tusculum College, Greenville, Tennessee.

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1901. Pastor Knox Church, Cincinnati, 1901-1904, 1st Church, Sandusky, O., 1904-1906, 2d Church, Springfield, Illinois, 1906-1911, 1st Church, Troy, 1911-1914, Calvary Church, Cleveland, O., since 1914. Trustee College of Wooster, Pikeville (Kentucky) College.

Member board directors McCormick Theological Seminary Moderator of Synod of Ohio, 1931, of Cleveland Presbytery, 1921-1924 (3 terms). Chaplain Illinois State Senate, 2 terms.

Membership

Member Cleveland Chamber of Commerce, Associated Charities of Cleveland (life). Member S.A.R., N.E. Society, Abraham Lincoln Association (Springfield, Illinois), Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Parker, September 8, 1904. Children: John Parker, Mary Graham.

father:
Milo Harvey Higley

mother:
Mary P. (Pankey) Higley

spouse:
Elizabeth Parker

child:
John Parker Higley

child:
Mary Graham Higley