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Eugene William Lyman

theologian

Eugene William Lyman, American theologian. Member American Philosophical Society, Theological Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Upsilon.

Background

Lyman, Eugene William was born on April 4, 1872 in Cummington, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Darwin Eugene and Julia Sarah (Stevens) Lyman.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Amherst, 1894, A.M., 1903. Bachelor of Divinity, Yale, 1899. Hooker fellow at university of Halle, Berlin, and Marburg, 2 years.

S.T.D., Bowdoin, 1906. Doctor of Divinity, Yale, 1912, Amherst, 1914.

Career

Instructor Latin, Williston Seminary, Easthampton, Massachusetts, 1894-1895, Lawrenceville (New Jersey) School, 1895-1896. Professor philosophy, Carleton College, Minnesota, 1901-1904. Professor theology Congressional College of Canada, Montreal, 1904-1905, Bangor (Maine) Theological Seminary, 1905-1913.

Professor philosophy of religion and Christian ethics, Oberlin School Theology, 1913-1918. Professor philosophy of religion, Union Theological Seminary, New York, 1918-1940, professor emeritus since 1940.

Membership

Member American Philosophical Society, Theological Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Upsilon.

Connections

Married Bertha Burton Thayer, June 1, 1899 (died November 9, 1924).; married second, Mary Redington Ely, February 13, 1926. Children: Charles Eugene, Laura Frances.

father:
Darwin Eugene Lyman

mother:
Julia Sarah (Stevens) Lyman

spouse:
Bertha Burton Thayer

spouse:
Mary Redington Ely

child:
Charles Eugene Lyman

child:
Laura Frances Lyman