Hawley, Fred Vermillia was born on November 2, 1862 in Bath, Michigan, United States. Son of Hanford H. and Mahala J. (Abel) Hawley.
Graduate Hillsdale College, 1891. Studied in Theological Seminary, Hillsdale, Michigan.
Ordained Baptist ministry, 1891. Was pastor Baptist Church, Brooklyn, Michigan. Withdrew from Baptist Church, 1893, and organized People’s Church, Brooklyn, Michigan.
Pastor First Unitarian Church, Jackson, Michigan, 1897-1900, Church of the Messiah, Louisville, Kentucky, 1900-1902. Secretary Western Unitarian Conference, with supervision of Unitarian chs. in 14 states, 1902-1904. Pastor Unity Church, Chicago, March since 1904.
Home: Chicago, Ill.
Married Mary Washburn, August 3, 1891. Children: Florence, Pearl.