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Clergyman

Chester Ezekiel Jenney, American clergyman. Served in World War.

Background

Jenney, Chester Ezekiel was born on February 16, 1881 in Meriden, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Frank E. and Lois A. (Cutting) Jenney.

Education

Graduate Kimball Union Academy, Meriden, 1902. Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Boston University, 1906. Studied Harvard, and Columbia.

Graduate Union Theological Seminary, 1911. Doctor of Divinity, James Millikin U., Decatur, Illinois, 1920.

Career

Jenney was pastor South Middleboro, Massachusetts, 1 year. Pastor Methodist Episcopal Church, Mountain Top, Pennsylvania, 1906-1907, Moosic, Pennsylvania, 1907-1910, Grace Presbyterian Church, St. Louis, 1911-1913, First Church, Decatur, Illinois, 1913-1922, First Presbyterian Church, St. Louis, 1922-1927. Executive secretary Yenching U., China, 1927-1929. Pastor First Presbyterian Church, Lockport, New York, 1929-1935.

Membership

Served in World War, January 28, 1918-February 20, 1919. Mason (32°).; Club: University, Active in financial campaigns for educational instns., Young Men’s Christian Association’s, etc.

Connections

Married Gertrude Elinor Harris, January 1, 1906.

father:
Frank E. Jenney

mother:
Lois A. (Cutting) Jenney

spouse:
Gertrude Elinor Harris