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George Francis Patterson

Clergyman

George Francis Patterson, American clergyman. Member Boston Association of Ministers, Sigma Nu.; Mason.; Club: Unitarian (Boston).

Background

Patterson, George Francis was born on October 20, 1874 in Stockton, Illinois, United States. Son of Edward Sheffield and Ella Nancy (Harrison) Patterson.

Education

Doctor of Divinity, Lombard College, 1928.

Career

Ordained ministry Universalist Church, 1904. Minister, Rochester, Minnesota, 1904-1909, Tuttle Memorial Church, Minneapolis, 1909-1911, People’s Unitarian Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1911-1917, First Unitarian Church, Peterborough, N.H., 1917-1919, Second Congressional Society Unitarian Church, Concord, N.H., 1919-1923. Field secretary American Unitarian Association, 1923-1928, became administrative vice president, 1928, director department of ministry, 1937-1939.

Minister All Souls Unitarian Church, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1939-1944. Minister First Parish of Framingham, 1944-1947. Acting dean, Starr King School for Ministry, Berkeley, California, since 1947.

Membership

Member Boston Association of Ministers, Sigma Nu. Mason.; Club: Unitarian (Boston).

Connections

Married Helen Mary Pierce, August 24, 1905. Children: Lillian Elizabeth, Jean Hubbell (deceased).

father:
Edward Sheffield Patterson

mother:
Ella Nancy (Harrison) Patterson

spouse:
Helen Mary Pierce

child:
Lillian Elizabeth Patterson

child:
Jean Hubbell Patterson (deceased)