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Carlyle Summerbell

Clergyman , educator

Carlyle Summerbell, American clergyman, educator. Served as chaplain 133d and 318th Field Artillery, American Expeditionary Force, World War I, major, chaplain, United States of America (Auxiliary Reserve).; Mason, Odd.

Background

Summerbell, Carlyle was born on November 24, 1873 in Springboro, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Joseph James, Doctor of Divinity, and Martha Alice (Bell) S.

Education

Preparatory education, Central High School (Philadelphia), and Bucknell Academy, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, Bucknell College, 1897, A.M., 1899. Student Meadville Theological Seminary, and Division School University of Chicago.

Doctor of Divinity, Palmer College, Albany, Missouri, 1906.

Career

Ordained ministry Christian Church, 1897. Entered ministry Unitarian Church, 1923. Pastorates in Ohio, Iowa, Massachusetts and N.H.

Minister Roslindale Church, Boston, 1926-1931, First Unitarian Church, Tampa, Florida, since 1931. President Palmer College, 1899-1906.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Modern Words of Religion, 1915. Public Activities of J. J. Summerbell, 1916. Widely known as debater on religious questions.Director of Forum for all Religious radio program.

Membership

Served as chaplain 133d and 318th Field Artillery, American Expeditionary Force, World War I, major, chaplain, United States of America (Auxiliary Reserve). Mason, Odd.

Connections

Married Susannah Emeline Kerr, January 6, 1898. Children: Faith (Mistress John T. Blake), Robert Kerr, Marie (Mistress Kent L. Pellett).

father:
Joseph James Summerbell

mother:
Martha Alice (Bell) Summerbell

spouse:
Susannah Emeline Kerr

child:
Faith Summerbell (Mistress John T. Blake)

child:
Robert Kerr Summerbell

child:
Marie Summerbell (Mistress Kent L. Pellett)