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Arthur Wordsworth Cleaves Edit Profile

Clergyman

Arthur Wordsworth Cleaves, American clergyman. Mason.

Background

Cleaves, Arthur Wordsworth was born on March 20, 1876 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Emery and Elizabeth (Groocock) Cleaves.

Education

Graduate Coburn Classical Institute, Waterville, Maine, 1894. Bachelor of Arts, Colby College, 1898, Doctor of Divinity, 1920. Bachelor of Divinity, Newton Theological Seminary, 1901.

Career

Ordained Baptist ministry, 1901. Pastor First Church, North Scituate, Massachusetts, 1901-1906, Newburyport, Massachusetts, 1906-1920. On editorial staff Newburyport News and Gloucester Times, 1910-1920.

Editor The Baptist, Chicago, 1920-1922. Pastor First Church, Providence, Rhode Island, September since 1922. Trustee Newton Theological Institution and member various denomination bds.

President American Baptist Foreign Mission Society, 1935-1936.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Mary Elden Nudd, July 17, 1901. Children: Emery Nudd, Alfred Sargent, Arthur Bailey, Richard Dalton.

child:
Emery Nudd Cleaves