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Clergyman

Christopher Rhodes Eliot, American clergyman. Club: Twentieth Century.

Background

Eliot, Christopher Rhodes was born on January 20, 1856 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Son of William Greenleaf and Abby (Adams Cranch) Eliot.

Education

Graduate Smith Academy, 1872. Bachelor of Arts, Washington University, 1876, A.M., 1881, Doctor of Laws, 1925. Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Harvard, 1881.

Career

Minister First Parish Unitarian Church, Dorchester, Massachusetts, 1882-1893. Associate minister Bulfinch Place Unitarian Church, Boston, Massachusetts, 1894-1896, minister, 1896-1927, minister emeritus since 1927. Minister at large, Benevolent Fraternity of Churches, Boston, 1927-1930.

President Lend a Hand Society, Unitarian Historical Society (emeritus). Vice-president Boston Federation of Churches. Director Unitarian Temperance Society.

Director Children’s Mission to Children. Moderator Massachusetts Convention Congressional Ministers, 1935-1936.

Membership

Club: Twentieth Century.

Connections

Married Mary Jackson May, September 7, 1888 (died 1926). Children: Frederick May, Martha May, Abigail Adams.

father:
William Greenleaf Eliot

mother:
Abby (Adams Cranch) Eliot

spouse:
Mary Jackson May

child:
Martha May Eliot

child:
Frederick May Eliot

child:
Abigail Adams Eliot