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Clergyman

Frederick Spence, British clergyman. Member Board of Temperance and Public Morals of Methodist Episcopal Church; Mason (32°).

Background

Spence, Frederick was born on November 22, 1872 in Leeds, England. Son of Thomas and Eliza (Warrington) Spence.

Education

Educated in England; candidate for Methodist ministry in England. Doctor of Divinity, Albion (Michigan) College, 1922.

Career

Began preaching in England, 1888. Came to the United States, 1893. Joined Detroit Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church Church, 1894.

Pastor successively, Saginaw, Bridgeport, Burt, Reese, Sebewaing, Munising, Escanaba and Saginaw (all Michigan), to 1918. Pastor First Church, Jackson, Michigan, since 1918, beginning with small membership, now 2160 members and building and grounds that cost $700,000.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author of various booklets and pamphlets on religious subjects. Joint author: The Light Shines Through, 1930. Contributor to church papers and mags.

Membership

Member Board of Temperance and Public Morals of Methodist Episcopal Church. Mason (32°).

Connections

Married Maude E. Hayler, July 3, 1894. Children: Dorothy (Mistress Carleton Reads), Elizabeth Warrington (Mistress Frank G. Rutherford).

father:
Thomas Spence

mother:
Eliza (Warrington) Spence

spouse:
Maude E. Hayler

child:
Dorothy Spence (Mistress Carleton Reads)

child:
Elizabeth Warrington Spence (Mistress Frank G. Rutherford)