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Clergyman

Benaiah Longley Whitman, clergyman.

Background

Whitman, Benaiah Longley was born on November 21, 1862 in Torbrook, Nova Scoti. Son of Isaac J. and Sarah M. (Spinney) Whitman.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Brown U., 1887, A.M., 1890. Graduate Newton Theological Institution, 1890. Doctor of Divinity, Bowdoin, 1894.

Doctor of Laws, Howard, 1899, Furman, 1906.

Career

Ordained Baptist ministry, 1887. Pastor Free St. Church, Portland, Maine, 1890-1892. President Colby U., 1892-1895.

President Columbian (now George Washington University, 1895-1900. Pastor Fifth Church, Philadelphia, 1900-1907, First Church, Seattle, since 1908. Lecturer Bucknell U., 1900-1907.

Trustee Newton Theological Institution, 1894-1902, Crozer Theological Seminary, 1901-1908. President American Baptist History Society, 1900-1907. Author: Elements of Ethics, 1893.

Elements of Sociology, 1894. Elements of Political Science, 1899. Outlines of Political History, 1900.

Home: Seattle, Wash.

Connections

Married Mary J. Scott, December 6, 1888.

father:
Isaac J. Whitman

mother:
Sarah M. (Spinney) Whitman

spouse:
Mary J. Scott