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Frederic Howes Blair

Clergyman

Frederic Howes Blair, American clergyman.

Background

Blair, Frederic Howes was born on December 5, 1887 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Son of Lemuel P. and Alice S. (Howes) Blair.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Minnesota, 1911. Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Boston University School Theological, 1916. Doctor of Divinity, University Southern California, 1940.

Career

Secretary Young Men’s Christian Association, U. Denver, 1911-1912, University of Minnesota, 1912-1913. Ordained minister Methodist Church, 1916. Missionary Japan, 1916-1919.

Supervisor religious and welfare work Goodwill Industries, Southern Southern 1919-1924, executive director, 1924-1950. Executive vice president Goodwill Industries American Inc., since 1945, counsellor, 1950, Western representative, 1951. Home: 752 S. Hudson Avenue, Pasadena 5, California Office: 342 San Fernando Road, Los Angeles 31.

Connections

Married Josephine Dayton, December 29, 1913 (died December 8, 1940). Married second, Helen C. Salzer, May 15, 1943. Children: Bonney Richardson, David Dayton, Frederic Draper.

father:
Lemuel P. Blair

mother:
Alice S. (Howes) Blair

spouse:
Josephine Dayton

spouse:
Helen C. Salzer

child:
Bonney Richardson Blair

child:
David Dayton Blair

child:
Frederic Draper Blair