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Clergyman , educator

Arthur Bonner, British clergyman, educator. Member Shakespeare Association American; Mason.; Club: City Commons.

Background

Bonner, Arthur was born on November 29, 1869 in near Leicester, England. Son of William and Anne (Hallam) Bonner.

Education

Wesleyan Academy, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, 1888-1889. Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Boston University, 1908, A.M., 1909, Doctor of Philosophy, 1911.

Career

English public speaking Southern U., Greensboro, Alabama, 1912-1915. President Scarritt-Morrisville College, Morrisville, Missouri, 1915-1916. Professor Biblical literature, associate Professor of English, U. Alabama, 1916-1918.

Professor philosophy, College of the Pacific, 1918-1920, Professor of English, 1920-1933. In pastorate, 1933-1938. Retired, 1939. Chairman board education Pacific Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church Church, South, 1920-1923.

Director and joint organizer College of Pacific Summer School Abroad, 1927-1932.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Search Eternal, Easter, Sonnet-Elegy, Eight Sonnets at Eighty, Other Occassional Poems, and numerous magazine articles.

Membership

Member Shakespeare Association American. Mason.; Club: City Commons.

Connections

Married Josephine Chapman Whitaker, August 9, 1892 (deceased). Children: Warren A., Willard H. Ordained to Mechanical Engineering ministry, 1894, served various pastorates in Massachusetts.

father:
William Bonner

mother:
Anne (Hallam) Bonner

spouse:
Josephine Chapman Whitaker

child:
Warren A. Bonner

child:
Willard H. Ordained to Mechanical Engineering ministry Bonner

child:
served various pastorates in Mass Bonner

child:
1894 Bonner