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Daniel V. Poling

Clergyman

Daniel V. Poling, American clergyman. Mason ( Knights Templar, Shriner). Memorialized by Centennial Association Congressional Churches of America for work done for young men and boys, 1915.

Background

Poling, Daniel V. was born on June 20, 1865 in near Uniontown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Review Daniel Shobe and Susan H. (Pownall) Poling.

Education

Educated Union (later Central) College, New Berlin, Pennsylvania. Doctor of Laws, Nashvville College of Law, 1904. Master of Science, Dallas (Oregon) College, 1905.

Career

Ordained Congleton ministry, 1891. Successively pastor Congressional chs. at Independence, Albany, The Dalles, Oregon, until 1913, Pilgrim Congressional Church, Portland, 1913-1915, First Presbyterian Church, Albany, Oregon, 1920-1929. Later pastor First Congressional Church, East Orange, New Jersey.

Now special representative Oregon State Board Higher Education. Campaigned, 1914-1915, as member “Flying Squadron of America” in every state in the United States for national prohibition. Has conducted “massed sings” in more than 300 cities of the United States.

Conductor Rose Festival Chorus, Portland, during celebration of 1914. Young Men’s Christian Association war work in military camps and at Oregon Agricultural College, 1917-1920.

Membership

Mason ( Knights Templar, Shriner). Memorialized by Centennial Association Congressional Churches of America for work done for young men and boys, 1915.

Connections

Married Martha-Alice Williams, of Independence, Oregon, December 31, 1891. Children: Margaret Irene (deceased), Harold Wavne, Helen Virginia (wife of Kenneth P. Lancefield, M.D.), Ruth (deceased), Daniel Williams.

father:
Review Daniel Shobe Poling

mother:
Susan H. (Pownall) Poling

spouse:
Martha-Alice Williams

child:
Margaret Irene Poling (deceased)

child:
Harold Wavne Poling

child:
Helen Virginia (wife of Kenneth P. Lancefield Poling

child:
M.D.) Poling

child:
Ruth Poling (deceased)

child:
Daniel Williams Poling