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Clergyman

Charles Edwards Park, Indian clergyman. Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences.

Background

Park, Charles Edwards was born on March 14, 1873 in Mahabaleshwar, India. Son of Charles Ware and Anna Maria (Ballentine) Park.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1896. Student of University Chicago, 1896-1899. Doctor of Divinity, Meadville Theological Seminary, 1916.

S.T.D., Harvard, 1932.

Career

Minister’s assistant First Unitarian Society, Chicago, 1896-1898. Pastor First Unitarian Society, Geneva, Illinois, 1898-1900. Ordained Unitarian ministry, 1899.

Pastor 2d Parish and 3d Congressional Society, Hingham, Massachusetts, 1900-1906, First Church, Boston 1906-1946, minister emeritus, 1946-1962. Secretary Franklin Foundation (Boston). Secretary Massachusetts Congressional Charitable Society.

Works

Membership

Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences. Clubs: St. Botolph, Yale.

Connections

Married Mary Eliot Turner, September 19, 1903.

father:
Charles Ware Park

mother:
Anna Maria (Ballentine) Park

spouse:
Mary Eliot Turner