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Benjamin Butler Church

social worker

Benjamin Butler Church, American social worker. Recipient Keystone bronze medal from Boys’ Clubs of America, for distinguished service, 1949. President Boys’ Club Association Chicago. Served as; Member Omega Psi Phi.

Background

Church, Benjamin Butler was born on December 23, 1883 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Titus and Maria (Mingo) Church.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Livingstone College, Salisbury, North Carolina.

Career

Teacher, State Industrial School, Bordentown, New Jersey, 1907-1911, Livingstone College, 1911-1917. With war work council Young Men’s Christian Association, 1917-1919. With nat. staff National Recreation Association (New York), 1919-1921.

Teacher Livingstone College, 1921-1926. Director South Side Boys’ Club. Chicago, since 1926.

Membership

Served as; Member Omega Psi Phi.

Connections

Married Grace Peters, December 23, 1907.

father:
Titus Church

mother:
Maria (Mingo) Church

spouse:
Grace Peters