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Clergyman

Edward Dawson was an American clergyman.

Background

Dawson, Edward was born on October 10, 1871 in Walden, New York, United States. Son of Joseph Thomas and Sarah Catharine (McKinney) Dawson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Rutgers, 1898, Master of Arts, 1901, Doctor of Divinity, 1924. Studied New Brunswick Theological Seminary, 1898-1801. Doctor of Divinity, Central College, Iowa, 1924.

Career

Voorhees. Ordained ministry Protestant Reformed Church, 1901. Pastor Reformed Church, Union City, New Jersey, 1901-1912. Organized First Reformed Church, Union City, New Jersey, 1903.

Pastor Old First Protestant Reformed Church, of Acquackanonk, Passaic, New Jersey, 1912-1941, pastor emeritus, 1941-1947. President of General Synod, Reformed Church in America, 1932-1934. Vice president Board of Foreign Missions, 1932-1935, president 1935-1946.

Membership

Member of Ministerial Association, Passaic, New Jersey (president), Chi Psi, Alpha Rho. Clubs: Clerical, Alpha Sigma (New York).

Connections

Married Sadie Estelle Voorhees, April.

father:
Joseph Thomas Dawson

mother:
Sarah Catharine (McKinney) Dawson

spouse:
Sadie Estelle Voorhees