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Charles T. Baylis

lecturer , preacher

Charles T. Baylis, British preacher, lecturer.

Background

Baylis, Charles T. was born on April 17, 1869 in Liverpool, England. Son of Thomas and Louise (Dudley) Baylis.

Education

Brought to America in infancy. Educated in Canada and at Taylor U., Upland, Indiana, A.M., and Doctor of Philosophy., Taylor, 1894. Post-graduate work Chicago Theological Seminary.

Career

Ordained Congleton ministry, 1897. Pastor 1st Church, Brecksville, O., 1898, 99, Bushwick Avenue Church, 1900-1906, Church of the Open Door, Brooklyn, New York, 1906-1910. Travelogue and lyceum lecturer since 1910.

President National Sesqui-Centennial Committee Sent to Europe on special missions by Herbert Hoover during World War, and was on three boats that were sunk on return trips. Delivered war lecture, One Thousand Miles over the Battlefields of Europe,” in many cities. Other lectures: Under Tropical Skies.

Making a Better America. The Kind of People We Meet. Rifts in the Clouds; etc.

Lectured in 46 states, 1921-1923, inclusive.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Dillingham Hovey, of Lowell, Massachusetts, May 24, 1898. Children: Marjorie Elizabeth, Gertrude Louise, Esther Victoria, Miriam Joy.

father:
Thomas Baylis

mother:
Louise (Dudley) Baylis

spouse:
Elizabeth Dillingham Hovey

child:
Marjorie Elizabeth Baylis

child:
Gertrude Louise Baylis

child:
Esther Victoria Baylis

child:
Miriam Joy Baylis