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Clergyman

Edward Mark Deems was an American clergyman.

Background

Deems, Edward Mark was born on April 22, 1852 in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States. Son of Charles Force (Doctor of Divinity, Doctor of Laws) and Anna (Disosway) D.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1874, A.M., 1877. Graduate Princeton Theological Seminary, 1877. Doctor of Philosophy., New York University, 1893.

Doctor of Divinity, Alfred U., 1904.

Career

Ordained by Presbytery of Denver, October 1877. Pastor Central Church, Longmont, Colorado, 1877-1879, Westminster Church, New York, 1880-1889, First Church, Hornellsville, New York, 1890-1909. Chaplain American Seamen’s Friend Society, New York, 1909-1913, Sailors’ Snug Harbor, New Brighton, New York, November 15, since 1913.

Moderator Presbytery of New York, 1885. Commissioner to General Assembly from New York Presbytery, 1887, from Steuben Presbytery, 1897. Stated clerk and treasurer Steuben Presbytery, 1898-1908.

Connections

Married Virginia Watkins Price, April. Children: Charles P., Elsie, Virginia, William H., Edward M., Robert D. (deceased).

father:
Charles Force Deems

spouse:
Virginia Watkins Price

child:
Charles P. Deems

child:
Elsie Deems

child:
Virginia Deems

child:
William H. Deems

child:
Edward M. Deems

child:
Robert D. Deems (deceased)