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Charles Alvin Brooks

Clergyman

Charles Alvin Brooks, American clergyman. member board of managers American Baptist Foreign Missions Society; member Social Service communications of Northern Baptist Convention Extended trip through Europe, 1913, to study immigration.

Background

Brooks, Charles Alvin was born on January 7, 1871 in Watkins, New York, United States. Son of Charles Wesley and Elsie (Green) Brooks.

Education

Rochester U., 1898-1900. Graduate Newton Theological Institution, 1896. Doctor of Divinity, Bucknell, 1921.

Career

Ministry, 1896; pastor Waterloo, New York, 1896-1898, Knowlesville, 1898-1900, Pittsford, 1900-1903, 3d St. Church, Dayton, O., 1903-1907. Executive secretary Cleveland Baptist Association, 1907-1914. Secretary City and Foreign Speaking Missions, also secretary social service of America Baptist Home Mission Society, 1914-1924.

Pastor Englewood Baptist Church, Chicago, since 1924. Member board of managers American Baptist Foreign Missions Society.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Christian Americanization, 1919. Through the Second Gate.

Membership

Member board of managers American Baptist Foreign Missions Society. Member Social Service communications of Northern Baptist Convention Extended trip through Europe, 1913, to study immigration.

Connections

Married Ellen Keith, January 7, 1897. Children: Majelk, Gladys D., Frances O. ordained Baptist.

father:
Charles Wesley Brooks

mother:
Elsie (Green) Brooks

spouse:
Ellen Keith

child:
Majelk Brooks

child:
Gladys D. Brooks

child:
Frances O. Ordained Bapt Brooks