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Clergyman

Arthur Lincoln Gillett, American clergyman.

Background

Gillett, Arthur Lincoln was born on January 5, 1859 in Westfield, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Edward Bates and Lucy Douglas (Fowler) Gillett.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Amherst College, 1880, A.M., 1884, Doctor of Divinity, 1901. Graduate Hartford Theological Seminary, 1883, post-graduate study same, 1883-1884, university of Berlin and Tübingen, 1889-1891.

Career

Pastor’s assistant Plymouth Church, Milwaukee, 1884-1885. Pastor Plymouth Church, Grand Forks, North Dakota, 1885-1888. Instructor, 1888-1890, associate professor, 1890-1895, professor apologetics, 1895-1924, philosophy of religion, 1924-1928 (emeritus), Hartford Theological Seminary.

Connections

Married Mary Bradford Swift, June 22, 1887 (died 1901).; married second, Sara Phillips Colton, June 10, 1911. Children: Edward Bates (deceased), Robert Swift (deceased), Frederick Webster.

father:
Edward Bates Gillett

mother:
Lucy Douglas (Fowler) Gillett

spouse:
Mary Bradford Swift

spouse:
Sara Phillips Colton

child:
Edward Bates Gillett (deceased)

child:
Robert Swift Gillett (deceased)

child:
Frederick Webster Gillett