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Clergyman

Albert Wentworth Palmer, American clergyman. Member Alpha Tau Omega.

Background

Palmer, Albert Wentworth was born on May 18, 1879 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Albert Wentworth and Deborah Anna (Brininstool) Palmer.

Education

B.L., University of California, 1901. Bachelor of Divinity, Yale, 1904. Doctor of Divinity, Pacific School Religion, California, 1922.

Doctor of Laws, Olivet (Michigan) College, 1931. Doctor of Letters, Boston University, 1939.

Career

Ministry, 1904; assistant pastor Redlands, California, 1904-1907. Pastor Plymouth Church, Oakland, California, 1907-1917, Central Union Church, Honolulu, T.H., 1917-1924, First Church, Oak Park, Illinois, 1924-1930. Professor practical theology and president Chicago Theological Seminary, 1930-1946, president emeritus since 1946.

Minister of radio First Congressional Church, Los Angeles, 1946-1949. Instructor pastoral and social problems, Pacific Theological Seminary, 1911-1917. Lecturer religion University of Southern California since 1949.

Moderator General Conference Congressional Christian Churches, 1946-1948. President Chicago Church Federation, 1937-1938. With Young Men’s Christian Association, California and Siberia, World War I.

Membership

Member Alpha Tau Omega.

Connections

Married Sara Antoinette Wedd, June 6, 1904. Children: Helen M., Margaret W., Philip W. Ordained Congleton.

father:
Albert Wentworth Palmer

mother:
Deborah Anna (Brininstool) Palmer

spouse:
Sara Antoinette Wedd

child:
Helen M. Palmer

child:
Margaret W. Palmer

child:
Philip W. Ordained Congl Palmer