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Dillon Bronson

Clergyman

Dillon Bronson, American clergyman. Fellow School of Philosophy, University of Southern California; member Phi Beta Kappa.; Mason. Traveled extensively in Europe, Alaska, Labrador, Spitzbergen and Iceland, and visited mission fields in Asia, Palestine, Egypt, South Africa and S. America.

Background

Bronson, Dillon was born on August 27, 1863 in Wyoming, Iowa, United States. Son of James Anson and Jennie (Van Benschoten) Bronson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Cornell College, Iowa, 1884. A.M., 1887, Doctor of Divinity, 1900. Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Boston University, 1888.

Studied University of Berlin, 1890-1891.

Career

Ordained Mechanical Engineering ministry, 1892. Pastor, Newton, Massachusetts, 1892-1897, Salem, 1897-1900, St. Mark’s Church, Brookline, 1900-1906. Superintendent Boston Missionary and Church Extension Society, 1906-1910.

Superintendent Boston District Methodist Episcopal Church, 1911-1917. With Church of all Nations, Boston, 1917-1920. Pulpit supply 5 leading Methodist chs. in California since 1927.

Delaware General Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church, 1908, 12. Trustee Boston University.

Membership

Fellow School of Philosophy, University of Southern California. Member Phi Beta Kappa. Mason. Traveled extensively in Europe, Alaska, Labrador, Spitzbergen and Iceland, and visited mission fields in Asia, Palestine, Egypt, South Africa and S. America.

Connections

Married Susan Hall Peirce, November 21, 1894 (died 1932). Married second, Pauline Harris.

father:
James Anson Bronson

mother:
Jennie (Van Benschoten) Bronson

spouse:
Susan Hall Peirce

spouse:
Pauline Harris.