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Fred Myron Preble

Clergyman

Fred Myron Preble, American clergyman.

Background

Preble, Fred Myron was born on October 15, 1855 in Chesterville, Maine, United States. Son of Otis M. and Emiline A. (Hall) Preble.

Education

Educated Maine Wesleyan Seminary. Graduate Waterville Classical Institute, 1877. Bachelor of Arts, Colby College, 1881, A.M., 1906.

Bachelor of Divinity, Newton Theological Institution, 1884. Doctor of Divinity, Colby, 1901, Bates, 1909.

Career

Ordained Baptist ministry, 1885. Pastor Windsor, Vermont, 1885-1887, Camden, Maine, 1889-1898, Auburn, Maine, 1898-1916. Retired, 1916. Chaplain Vermont State Prison, 1885-1887.

Professor of church history, Cobb Division School, 1907-1909. President Maine Baptist Convention, 1907-1909. President Lewiston and Auburn Children’s Home.

Trustee Colby College, Newton Theological Institution, Coburn Classical Institute.

Connections

Married Effie J. Pettigrew, June 6, 1889.

father:
Otis M. Preble

mother:
Emiline A. (Hall) Preble

spouse:
Effie J. Pettigrew