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Allen Arthur Stockdale, American clergyman. Mason.


Stockdale, Allen Arthur was born on September 15, 1875 in Zanesville, Ohio, United States. Son of Stephen Edward and Susan (Lawson) Stockdale.


Bachelor of Arts, Taylor U., Upland, Indiana, 1896. Graduate Boston University School of Theology, 1902. Special work in philosophy and sociology, Boston University, resident student Oxford University, England, 1922-1923.

Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Boston University, 1923. Doctor of Divinity, Berea, 1924. Doctor of Laws, Marietta (Ohio) College, 1942.


Ordained Congleton ministry, 1904. Pastor Berkeley Temple, Boston, 1903-1907. Leader in combination of Berkeley Temple and Union Church and pastor of combined church (Union Church), Boston, 1907-1914, 1st Congressional Church, Toledo, O., 1914-1928, Rogers Park Church, Chicago, 1928-1931, First Congressional Church, Washington, District of Columbia, 1931-1936.

Trustee Boston University. Served as director City Missionary Society, Berkeley Infirmary, Toledo Art Museum and as chaplain Emerson College of Oratory. Past grand prelate, Domain of Massachusetts, K. of Philisophy.


  • Other Work

    • Author of booklet Soldiers’ Smiles.” Editorial contributor People’s Home Journal, 1925. Regular contributor to Congregationalist. Editor Reveille, 1937-1939.Well known as lecturer. Dean speakers bureau of National Association Manufacturers.


Mason.; Clubs: Chicago Rotary, Congregational. Lectured among soldiers on Mexican border and in cantonments.


Married Ella Mae Reppard, April.

Susan (Lawson) Stockdale