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Clergyman

Charles Lucius Candee, American clergyman. Member; member board of trustees Synod of Baltimore; member Delaware State Board of Charities, 1928, president, 1931-1939; member State Common for the Blind, 1929, and Special Commission to Draft Old Age Pension Law for Delaware, 1930.

Background

Candee, Charles Lucius was born on January 16, 1874 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. Son of William Sprague and M. Cecilia (Smith) Candee.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1895, Master of Arts, 1898. Graduate Princeton Theological Seminary, 1898. Doctor of Divinity, Dubuque (Iowa) College and Seminary, 1916.

Doctor of Laws, College of the Ozarks, 1934.

Career

Assistant minister 4th Presbyterian Church, Chicago, 1899-1900. Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1901. Pastor Riverton, New Jersey, 1901-1908.

American Church, Frankfort-on-the-Main, Germany, 1908, Westminster Church, Wilmington, Delaware, 1909-1925, pastor emeritus since 1938. Special preacher in military camps and under Young Men’s Christian Association during World War. Special preacher American Church, Paris, summer 1923.

Moderator Presbytery of Monmouth, 1907, Presbytery of Newcastle, 1912, Synod of Baltimore, 1924-1925.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (brochures) The English Bible. John Calvin. Contributor to newspapers and religious periodicals.

Membership

Member; member board of trustees Synod of Baltimore. Member Delaware State Board of Charities, 1928, president, 1931-1939. Member State Common for the Blind, 1929, and Special Commission to Draft Old Age Pension Law for Delaware, 1930.

Clubs: Country (Wilmington). Member of Executive Committee Delaware Committee of America Society for Cancer Control.

Connections

Married Elizabeth L. Browne, May 18, 1899. Children: Alice Beaver (Mistress C. F. Backus), William Sprague.

father:
William Sprague Candee

mother:
M. Cecilia (Smith) Candee

spouse:
Elizabeth L. Browne

child:
Alice Beaver Candee (Mistress C. F. Backus)

child:
William Sprague Candee