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George Avery Neeld

Clergyman

George Avery Neeld, clergyman. member Connecticut council of Congress; Member American Society International Law, American Political Science Association, American History Association, American Society Church History, Browning Society, Phi Nu Theta. Indiana; Mason, Rotarian.; Club: Sphinx.

Background

Neeld, George Avery was born on October 28, 1882 in Cawnpore, India (parents American citizens). Son of Frank Lawrence and Emma Leonora (Avery) Neeld.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1905, A.M., 1913. Bachelor of Divinity, Drew Theological Seminary, 1908. A.M., Harvard, 1924.

Career

Agnes (Mistress L. A. Schuttig). Married second Irene Marvin Eklund, August 14, 1947. Pastor; Oakland Methodist Episcopal Church, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1914-1919.

Director Ohio School of Religion, Columbus, Ohio, 1920-1921. Pastor Claremont Community Church (Congressional), 1921-1923, North Congressional Church, St. Johnsbury, Vermont, 1924-1941, First Church of Christ (Congressional), New London, Conn, 1941-1947. Interim pastor 1st Foreign Church of Hilo, Hawaii, 1947-1948.

Now teacher literature, philosophy University of Baltimore, First Church of Christ was founded in 1642 and included among its first members, the early Governors of Connecticut Director, trustee Boston Seamans Friend Society, Vermont Congressional (chairman of the executive committee). Vice president Vermont League of Nations Association. President of the board of trustees, Learned Mission.

President Federation of Churches, New London and vicinity. Director South Memorial Home. Vice president League of Nations and United Nations Association (Connecticut branch).

Member Connecticut council of Congress. And Religious Education Delaware National Council of Congressional and Congressional Christian Churches (3 times), commission on international relations of National Council and Connecticut Council of Churches. Vermont delegate to 6th International Council Congressional Church, Wellesley, Massachusetts.

Delegate Vermont League of Nations Association to annual meeting National League of Nations Association. Representative Connecticut Council of Churches at National Study Conference (Protestant Churches) on a Just and Durable Peace, Delaware, O., 1942, Delaware New London Federation Churches to National Study Conference on The Churches and a Just and Durable Peace, Cleveland, O., January 16-19, 1945.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles on international affairs. Speaker on international affairs on programs of religious confs., civic, service and education meetings. Traveled in Europe studying international relations, 1927-1931-35-39.

Membership

Member Connecticut council of Congress. Member American Society International Law, American Political Science Association, American History Association, American Society Church History, Browning Society, Phi Nu Theta. Indiana; Mason, Rotarian.

Club: Sphinx.

Connections

Married Sarah Agnes Scudder, June 29, 1908 (died 1944).; married second Irene Marvin Eklund, August 14, 1947.

father:
Frank Lawrence Neeld

mother:
Emma Leonora (Avery) Neeld

spouse:
Sarah Agnes Scudder

spouse:
2d Irene Marvin Eklund