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Clergyman

Alfred Wesley Wishart, American clergyman. member Social Service Commission, Northern Baptist Convention.

Background

Wishart, Alfred Wesley was born on September 9, 1865 in New York, United States. Son of Joseph D. and Ellen S. (Bonynge) Wishart.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Colgate, 1889. Post graduate study University of Chicago. Fellow in church history University of Chicago Division School, 1893-1895.

Doctor of Divinity, Colgate University, June 1921.

Career

Clerk New York Life Insurance Company and Jennings & Russell (law firm), 1880-1884. Ordained Baptist ministry, 1889. Pastor Second Church, Troy, New York, 1890-1893, First Church, Maywood, Illinois, 1893-1895, Central Church, Trenton, New Jersey, 1895-1906, Fountain St. Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan, since 1906.

Organized first “civic revival,” 1900, at Trenton. Founded Anti-Bribery Society of Mercer County, New Jersey. Editor Trenton Times, 1901-1903.

President of the board Kent Scientific Museum, Grand Rapids. Member Social Service Commission, Northern Baptist Convention Author: A Short History of Monks and Monasteries, 1900. Primary Facts in Religious Thought, 1905.

Young Men’s Christian Association work in France, August-December 1917. Home: Grand Rapids, Mich.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: A Short History of Monks and Monasteries, 1900. Primary Facts in Religious Thought, 1905. Young Men’s Christian Association work in France, August-December 1917.

Membership

Member Social Service Commission, Northern Baptist Convention.

Connections

Married Mary Lee Fethers, August 22, 1889.

father:
Joseph D. Wishart

mother:
Ellen S. (Bonynge) Wishart

spouse:
Mary Lee Fethers