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Frederick Guy Strickland, American clergyman.


Strickland, Frederick Guy was born on December 14, 1869 in Mishawaka, Indiana, United States. Son of Curtis Valentine and Mary A. (Pembroke) Strickland.


Educated Antioch, Union Christian, Hillsdale, and Hiram, colls., Bachelor of Arts, Hiram, 1896. Special studies Cleveland College Physicians and Surgical. Cleveland College of Oratory.


Ordained Christian (Disciples) ministry, 1890. Began agitation for Hiram House (1st social settlement of Cleveland), 1895, and was 1st head resident. 1st pastor People’s Christian Church, Chicago, 1899.

1st organizer of Federation for Social Justice, Chicago, 1900. Secretary National Convention Social Democratic party, Indianapolis, March 6-10, 1900. College secretary National Christian Citizenship League, 1900.

Secretary Socialist Party of Indiana. Correspondent secretary Union Missionary Association Associate editor The Social Forum, 1899-1900. Editor of Social Justice, 1901-1902.

Field editor The Iowa Socialist, 1903. Pastor Central Christian Church, Columbus, Indiana, 1905. Lecturer for Sunday Afternoon Lecture Club, Douglass Hall, Cincinnati, 1906.

Pastor First Christian Church, Portland, Indiana, 1907. Nat. lecturer, Socialist Party, 1908-1910. Lecturer for The Workers’ Ethical Platform, The Auditorium, Dayton, O., 1911-1915.

Pastor Christian Church, Roseville, O., and lecturer on peace, 1915. Pastor Franklin, O., 1916. Professor economics, Defiance (O.) College, since 1917.

Extensive writer on socialism and applied Christianity. Address: 2 College Place, Defiance OH.


Married A. May McDonald, of New Lexington, O., March 14, 1891.

Curtis Valentine Strickland

Mary A. (Pembroke) Strickland

A. May McDonald