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Charles Robert Hamilton

Clergyman

Charles Robert Hamilton, American clergyman. Member of Executive Committee Philippine Presbyterian Mission, 1919-1921, 1924-1927, 1937-1940, and secretary Executive Committee 1920, 1937-1940. Acting secretary; Member Phi Gamma Delta, Lions.

Background

Hamilton, Charles Robert was born on June 18, 1872 in Lebanon, Indiana, United States. Son of Samuel Luther and Elizabeth Sophia (Wheeler) Hamilton.

Education

Student Emporia College, 1889-1891. Bachelor of Arts, Hanover College, 1893, A.M., 1895, Doctor of Divinity, 1913. Bachelor of Divinity, McCormick Theological Seminary, 1896.

M.Th., Princeton, 1922.

Career

Ordained to ministry of Presbyterian Church, 1896. Pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Manchester, Iowa, 1896-1899, Kenmore Presbyterian Church, Buffalo, New York, 1899-1907. Appointed to Philippines by Presbyterian Board Foreign Missions, 1907.

Missionary, Laguna province, Pagsanjan, 1907-1913, Santa Cruz, 1915-1917, Los Banos, 1917-1929. Acting president Silliman U., P.I. 1930-1932. President Union Seminary, P.I., 1932-1941.

Editor Philippine Presbyterian, 1915-1929, lecturer Princeton Theological Seminary, 1921-1922. Trustee Silliman U., 1923-1940. Union High School, Manila, P.I., 1937-1941.

Pastor Ellinwood Church, Manila, P.I., 1937-1938, Chinese United Evangelical Church, Manila, P.I., 1937-1939, Leper Church, San Lazaro Hospital, Manila, P.I., 1937-1939. Head Financial Department and field representative Anti-Saloon League, Ohio, 1942-1945. Head English and Latin Depts. of High School, Fredericksburg, O., 1945-1946.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Philippine Presbyterian, 1915-1929, lecturer Princeton Theological Seminary, 1921-1922. Trustee Silliman U., 1923-1940. Union High School, Manila, P.I., 1937-1941.Pastor Ellinwood Church, Manila, P.I., 1937-1938, Chinese United Evangelical Church, Manila, P.I., 1937-1939, Leper Church, San Lazaro Hospital, Manila, P.I., 1937-1939. Head Financial Department and field representative Anti-Saloon League, Ohio, 1942-1945. Head English and Latin Depts. of High School, Fredericksburg, O., 1945-1946.

Membership

Member of Executive Committee Philippine Presbyterian Mission, 1919-1921, 1924-1927, 1937-1940, and secretary Executive Committee 1920, 1937-1940. Acting secretary; Member Phi Gamma Delta, Lions.

Connections

Married Edith Alice Crooks, August 3, 1907. Children: Kingsley Wheeler, Miriam Nellie (Mistress M. C. Freudenberg), Ralph Crooks.

father:
Samuel Luther Hamilton

mother:
Elizabeth Sophia (Wheeler) Hamilton

spouse:
Edith Alice Crooks

child:
Kingsley Wheeler Hamilton

child:
Miriam Nellie Hamilton (Mistress M. C. Freudenberg)

child:
Ralph Crooks Hamilton