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Franklin Jones Clark

Clergyman

Franklin Jones Clark, American clergyman.

Background

Clark, Franklin Jones was born on September 23, 1873 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of George A. and Hannah Lippincott (Jones) Clark.

Education

Student of University Pennsylvania. Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Philadelphia Division School, 1906, Doctor of Divinity, 1940.

Career

Deacon and priest Protestant Episcopal Church, 1906. Assistant Holy Trinity Church, Philadelphia, 1906-1908. Rector St. Barnabas Church, Reading, Pennsylvania, 1908-1911.

Secretary Board Missions, Protestant Episcopal Church, 1911-1919. Secretary National Council, Protestant Episcopal Church, 1919-1947. Secretary House of Deps. of General Convention, 1934-1947.

Connections

Married Eleanor Newhall Moss, June 1912. Children: Margaret Steel, Frank, John Arthur.

father:
George A. Clark

mother:
Hannah Lippincott (Jones) Clark

spouse:
Eleanor Newhall Moss

child:
Margaret Steel Clark

child:
Frank Clark

child:
John Arthur Clark