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Doremus Scudder

Clergyman

Doremus Scudder, American clergyman. member Federal Council Commission American Relations with Japan.; Member of Executive Committee Southern California Civil Liberty Union since 1923; member editorial board Open Forum since 1924.

Background

Scudder, Doremus was born on December 15, 1858 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Review Henry Martyn and Fanny (Lewis) Scudder.

Education

Graduate Adelphi Academy, Brooklyn, 1875. Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1880. Union Theological Seminary, 1880-1882.

College Physicians and Surgical (Columbia University), 1881-1882. Doctor of Medicine Chicago Medical College (Northwestern University), 1884. Doctor of Divinity, Whitman College, Washington, 1898.

Career

Commissioned missionary of American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions to Japan, 1884. Ordained Kobe, Japan, June 17, 1885. Stationed at Niigata, Japan, 1885.

Returned to the United States, 1889. Pastor Workers’ (now Doremus Congressional) Church, Chicago, 1890-1892, East Church, Brooklyn, 1892-1895, First Church, Woburn, Massachusetts, 1895-1901. Missionary of the Hawaiian Board as superintendent of Japanese work, 1902-1904.

Secretary and general superintendent of all Congressional missions, H.I., 1904-1907. Minister Central Union Church, Honolulu, 1907-1916. Vice president board of managers Mid-Pacific Institute, 1909-1915, president, 1915-1916.

Member Federal Council Commission American Relations with Japan. Editor-in-chief The Friend, 1904-1916, Far East editor, 1917. Pastor Tokyo Union Church, 1916-1919.

Major, American Red Cross, 1918. American Red Cross director civilian relief, Eastern Siberia, 1918, Western Siberia, 1919. Executive secretary Hawaii Centennial, 1919-1920.

Executive secretary Greater Boston Federation of Churches, 1920-1922. Minister-at-large since 1922. Newspaper correspondent.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor-in-chief The Friend, 1904-1916, Far East editor, 1917. Pastor Tokyo Union Church, 1916-1919. Major, American Red Cross, 1918.American Red Cross director civilian relief, Eastern Siberia, 1918, Western Siberia, 1919. Executive secretary Hawaii Centennial, 1919-1920. Executive secretary Greater Boston Federation of Churches, 1920-1922.Minister-at-large since 1922. Newspaper corr.

Membership

Member Federal Council Commission American Relations with Japan.; Member of Executive Committee Southern California Civil Liberty Union since 1923. Member editorial board Open Forum since 1924.

Connections

Married Eliza Canfield Kendall, June 21, 1888 (died June 26, 1914).; married second, Mabel E. Bosher, January 25, 1916. Children: Stephen (deceased), Dorothy (deceased).

father:
Henry Martyn Scudder

mother:
Fanny (Lewis) Scudder

spouse:
Eliza Canfield Kendall

spouse:
Mabel E. Bosher

child:
Stephen Scudder (deceased)

child:
Dorothy Scudder (deceased)