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Clergyman , lecturer

Albertus Perry, American clergyman, lecturer.

Background

Perry, Albertus was born on November 5, 1873 in New York, United States. Son of William Noah and Jennie (Cornell) Perry.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Northwestern University, 1899. Studied Garrett Biblical Institute, University of Chicago. Non-research student, Temple University and University of Wisconsin.

Doctor of Philosophy., Temple University, 1910.

Career

1 son, Russel A. Pastor Mechanical Engineering chs. in Chicago and vicinity, 14 years to 1918. In charge finances, states of Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, louisiana and Nebraska, for American Red Cross, 1918-1919, World War. Conductor finance campaigns for colleges of Methodist Episcopal Church, 1919-1924.

Vice president Washington College, Chestertown, Maryland., 1924-1926. Near East travel and study, 1927-1931. Pastor Erie (Illinois) Methodist Episcopal Church, 1931-1935, Morrison Church, 1935-1939, Broadway Methodist Church, Chicago, since 1939.

Delaware World’s Sunday School Convention, Zurich, 1913, Glasgow, 1924, Durban, South Africa, 1940. Visited Palestine 17 times in charge educational tours. Extensively engaged as lecturer before Rotary and other clubs.

Address: Chicago, Ill.

Connections

Married Octavia Ackerman, July 30, 1898.

father:
William Noah Perry

mother:
Jennie (Cornell) Perry

spouse:
Octavia Ackerman