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Fred Porter Haggard


Fred Porter Haggard, American clergyman. Member Phi Gamma Delta.


Haggard, Fred Porter was born on December 15, 1862 in Bloomington, Illinois, United States. Son of John William and Eliza C. (Watson) Haggard.


Bachelor of Arts, Illinois Wesleyan University, 1886, A.M., 1889. Bachelor of Divinity, Baptist Union Theological Seminary (now Division School, University of Chicago), 1889. Doctor of Divinity, Colby College, 1908, Illinois Wesleyan University, 1925.


H. H. Hunt), Harold Witter. Married second, Charlotte F. Clark, of Granville, Ohio, March 1, 1923. ordained Baptist ministry, 1889. Pastor First Church, Red Oak, Iowa, 1891, First Church, Dubuque, 1893.

Missionary American Baptist Foreign Mission Society, in Assam, India, 1893-1899. Assistant secretary, 1901-1903, editorial secretary, 1903-1905, correspondent secretary, 1905-1908, home secretary, 1909-1916, American Baptist Foreign Mission Society, Boston. General secretary Young Men’s Christian Association, in Russia, 1916.

Secretary Laymen’s Missionary Movement, and editor “Men and Missions,” organ, New York City, 1917. Charter member and member board of managers, Missionary Education Movement. Acting as publicity secretary American Committee for Armenian and Syrian Relief.

General director campaign of National Committee of Northern Baptist Laymen, 1918-1919. Associate general secretary Interchurch World Movement of N. America, 1919-1920. Pastor Congressional Church, Wolfeboro, N.H., 1920-1924, Baptist Church West Acton, Massachusetts, 1924-1925.

Director department of promotion, Carleton College, 1925-1928. Business manager and treasurer Rio Grande College, 1929-1930. Superintendent Home for Children of Missionaries, Newton Centre, Massachusetts, 1930-1933.

Retired from active service, 1933.


Member Phi Gamma Delta.


Married Fannie Lillian Snow, of Bloomington, June 17, 1886 (died March 3, 1922).; married second, Charlotte F. Clark, of Granville, Ohio, March 1, 1923. Children: Roy Snow, Harriet Elizabeth (wife of Review.

John William Haggard

Eliza C. (Watson) Haggard

Charlotte F. Clark

Fannie Lillian Snow

Roy Snow Haggard

Harriet Elizabeth (wife of Rev Haggard