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Elim Arthur Eugene Palmquist Edit Profile

Clergyman

Elim Arthur Eugene Palmquist, American clergyman.

Background

Palmquist, Elim Arthur Eugene was born on August 16, 1873 in Oakland, Nebraska, United States. Son of Andrew and Ellen (Olson) Palmquist.

Education

Student Morgan Park Academy, 1892-1895. Bachelor of Arts, University of Chicago, 1899. D.B. Graduate School Theological (University of Chicago), 1903, Post Graduate Theological (U. Of Chicago), 1905.

Doctor of Divinity, Bucknell U., 1926.

Career

Pastor First Baptist Church, Momence, Illinois, 1900-1907, Connellsville, Pennsylvania, 1907-1911, North Avenue Baptist Church, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1912-1918. Director New England Area Interchurch World Movement, 1919-1920. Executive secretary Philadelphia Federation of Churches, 1920-1945.

Pastor Woodland Baptist Church, Philadelphia, since 1950.

Membership

Member board of managers American Baptist Foreign Mission Society, 1914-1917. Served as Young Men’s Christian Association secretary with American Expeditionary Forces, 1917-1918. Member Philadelphia Mayor’s Crime Commission, 1938, Mayor’s Commision on Race, 1944-1947.

Member Executive Committee Adult Education Committee. Member Committee on State Legislation (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania). Director Armstrong Association (Philadelphia).

Member Delta Tau Delta. Mason.; Clubs: Phi Alpha Clergy (Philadelphia).

Connections

Married Marie Estelle Coon (died 1905). Children: Mary Estelle (Mistress Guy Constant Holbrook, Junior.

father:
Andrew Palmquist

mother:
Ellen (Olson) Palmquist

spouse:
Marie Estelle Coon

child:
Mary Estelle (Mistress Guy Constant Holbrook Palmquist

child:
Jr Palmquist