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Clergyman

Clarence Hall Wilson, American clergyman.

Background

Wilson, Clarence Hall was born on April 17, 1863 in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Hiram Hall and Mary Scott (Cotton) Wilson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Westminster College, Pennsylvania, 1884. Graduate Union Theological Seminary, 1887. Doctor of Divinity, Wabash College, 1905.

Career

Ordained to Presbyterian ministry, 1887. Pastor First Church, Sag Harbor, New York, 1887-1902, Center Church, Crawfordsville, Indiana, 1902-1909, Glen Ridge (New Jersey) Congressional Church, 1909-1927. Commissioner to England to conduct British pilgrimage to America, 1928.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Talks to Young People on Ethics, 1917. Fellowship of Prayer, 1929, 31. Also numerous published sermons and addresses.

Membership

Member of the board of directors Corporation National Council Congressional Churches, 1919-1925. Member Executive Committee National Council, 1925-1931, chairman 1927-1931. Member executive committee.

General Council, 1934-1940, chairman 1936-1940. Member American Institute of Archaeology. Member National Civic Federation Committee of 100 on International Relations, 1922.

Member adminstrn committee American branch Universal Conference on Life and Work. Member Executive Committee International Council of Congressional Churches, 1940. Member Commision on Education for Ministry since 1940.

Mason.; Clubs: Congregational (president 1919-1921), Clergy (New York).

Connections

Married Mary Gordon, September 21, 1887 (died 1928).; married second, Margaret Scott Hughes, October 6, 1932. Children: Clarence Gordon, Paul, Mary Lena (Mistress E.T. Booth), Norman Hall.

father:
Hiram Hall Wilson

mother:
Mary Scott (Cotton) Wilson

spouse:
Mary Gordon

spouse:
Margaret Scott Hughes

child:
Clarence Gordon Wilson

child:
Paul Wilson

child:
Mary Lena Wilson (Mistress E.T. Booth)

child:
Norman Hall Wilson