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Clergyman

Alfred Samuel Nickless, British clergyman. Member Commision on Marriage and the Home of Federal Council of Churches of Christ in American; Member American Arbitration Association; Mason.

Background

Nickless, Alfred Samuel was born on July 1, 1885 in Dawley, Shropshire, England. Son of Benjamin S. and Annie (Beedles) Nickless.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Lenox College, Hopkinton, Iowa, 1913. Bachelor of Divinity, Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Chicago, 1916. Doctor of Divinity, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1930.

Career

Came to the United States, 1908, naturalized citizen, 1922. Student supply Albany Park Presbyterian Church, Chicago, 1914-1916. Pastor same, 1916-1923.

Assistant pastor Fourth Presbyterian Church, Chicago, 1923-1927. Pastor Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, Detroit, Michigan, 1927-1934, 1st Church San Francisco, 1934-1935, 1st Church, Davenport, Iowa, 1935-1950, retired. Visiting lecturer in pastoral theology McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago.

Director School of Religion, University of Iowa. Moderator Detroit Presbytery, 1931-1932, Iowa City Presbytery, 1942-1943. Trustee Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

School of Religion, University of Iowa.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor to church publications.

Membership

Member Commision on Marriage and the Home of Federal Council of Churches of Christ in American. Member American Arbitration Association. Mason.; Clubs: Contemporary Rotary, Davenport.

Connections

Married Ida Fishwild, June 18, 1913. Children: Lester, Margaret Virginia, Helen Louise.

father:
Benjamin S. Nickless

mother:
Annie (Beedles) Nickless

spouse:
Ida Fishwild

child:
Margaret Virginia Nickless

child:
Lester Nickless

child:
Helen Louise Nickless