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Freeman Alfred Havighurst Edit Profile

Clergyman

Freeman Alfred Havighurst, American clergyman. Member Phi Delta Theta.

Background

Havighurst, Freeman Alfred was born on April 8, 1869 in Pekin, Illinois, United States. Son of Rudolph and Sophia (Westenkuler) Havighurst.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Iowa Wesleyan University, Mount Pleasant, 1889, A.M., 1892 (Doctor of Divinity, 1912). Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Boston University School of Theology, 1894. University of Berlin, Germany, 2 years.

Career

Greek and German, Missouri Wesleyan College, Cameron, 1889-1891. Ordained Mechanical Engineering ministry, 1892. Pastor Virden, Illinois, 1892-1893, Carlinville, 1895-1896, 1st Church, Springfield, 1896-1897.

Professor of history, Lawrence College, Appleton, Wisconsin, 1897-1905 and 1907-1909. Pastor Lincoln, Illinois, 1905-1907, Rantoul, 1909-1910, Tuscola, 1910-1912, 1st Church, Bloomington, 1912-1916, 1st Church, Decatur, 1916-1920, 1st Church, Springfield, 1920-1924. District superintendent Bloomington District, Illinois Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church Church, 1924-1930.

Pastor Grace Methodist Church, Jacksonville, Illinois, 1930-1936. Lecturer since 1936.

Membership

Member Phi Delta Theta.

Connections

Married Winifred Aurelia Weter, of De Pere, Wisconsin, August 29, 1899. Children: Robert J., Walter E., Alfred F., James W., Miriam C. Professor.

father:
Rudolph Havighurst

mother:
Sophia (Westenkuler) Havighurst

spouse:
Winifred Aurelia Weter

child:
Robert J. Havighurst

child:
Walter E. Havighurst

child:
Alfred F. Havighurst

child:
James W. Havighurst

child:
Miriam C. Prof Havighurst