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Earl Frederick Adams

clergyman

Earl Frederick Adams, American clergyman. Served as private United States Army, 1918.; Member of Executive Committee Baptist World Alliance; member of national commission on Closer Relationship Between Interdenominational Agencies; member Association of Council Sees.; Member Phi Beta Kappa (p.p. Western New York), Beta Theta Pi, Phi Mu Alpha, Delta Theta Chi.; Mason (32°).

Background

Adams, Earl Frederick was born on May 28, 1900 in Palmyra, New York, United States. Son of Floyd Holden and Evelyn Sarah (Parkes) Adams.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Denison U., 1921. Bachelor of Divinity, Colgate-Rochester Divinity School, 1925. Student of University of Chicago, 1929-1930.

Doctor of Divinity, Hillsdale College, 1939, Denison U., 1941.

Career

June 24, 1925; children—Robert Winn, James Hubert, Mary Louise. Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1925. Pastor College Baptist Church, Hillsdale, Michigan, 1925-1929, Irving Park Baptist Church, Chicago, 1929-1930, Delaware Avenue Baptist Church, Buffalo, New York, 1931-1939.

General director Promotion, Northern Baptist Convention, 1939-1945. Executive director Protestant Council, City of New York, 1945-1948. Visiting professor Yale Division School, 1947-1949.

Executive secretary planning committee, National Council of Churches of Christ in United States of America, 1948-1950, assistant general secretary, since 1950, general director Washington office. Trustee Denison U.

Works

  • Author nat. broadcasts on theme, Thinking Beyond Today.

Membership

Served as private United States Army, 1918. Member of Executive Committee Baptist World Alliance. Member of national commission on Closer Relationship Between Interdenominational Agencies.

Member Association of Council Sees.; Member Phi Beta Kappa (p.p. Western New York), Beta Theta Pi, Phi Mu Alpha, Delta Theta Chi.

Mason (32°).; Clubs: Westchester Country, National Arts, Quill (New York).

Connections

Married Dorris Victoria Booth. Children: Robert Winn, James Hubert, Mary Louise.

father:
Floyd Holden Adams

mother:
Evelyn Sarah (Parkes) Adams

spouse:
Dorris Victoria Booth.

children:
Robert Winn Adams

James Hubert Adams

Mary Louise Adams