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Clergyman , educator

Augustine Spencer Carman, American clergyman, educator.

Background

Carman, Augustine Spencer was born on July 1, 1859 in Ashland, Ohio, United States. Son of Review Isaac Newton and Julia Ann (Spencer) Carman.

Education

Student of University of Illinois 2 years. Bachelor of Arts, University of Rochester, 1882 (valedictorian). Graduate Rochester Theological Seminary, 1885.

Doctor of Divinity, Denison, 1910, University of Rochester, 1913.

Career

Ordained Baptist ministry, 1885. Pastor Lincoln Park Church, Cincinnati, O., 1885-1888, 1st Church, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1888-1893, 1st Church, Springfield, O., 1893-1898. Educational secretary Denison U., 1898-1909.

Pastor 1st Church, Marietta, O., 1909-1917. Secretary Illinois Baptist Board of Beneficence, 1918-1920. Professor church history, Northern Baptist Seminary, Chicago, 1920-1929 (emeritus).

President Chicago Baptist Ministers’ Conference, 1920-1921. History secretary Chicago Baptist Association. Trustee Denison U., 12 years, Ohio Baptist Education Society, 23 years, Ohio Baptist Convention, 23 years.

Connections

Married Myra Elizabeth Hanscomb, May 5, 1886. Children: Raymond Spencer, Charles Augustine, Newton Hanscomb, Eleanor Joy.

father:
Review Isaac Newton Carman

mother:
Julia Ann (Spencer) Carman

spouse:
Myra Elizabeth Hanscomb

child:
Raymond Spencer Carman

child:
Charles Augustine Carman

child:
Newton Hanscomb Carman

child:
Eleanor Joy Carman