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Clergyman

George Hazelton Spencer, American clergyman. Member General Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church Church, 1924, 28, 32; member World Service Commission Methodist Episcopal Church Trustee Wesley Foundation, Harvard, N.E. Deaconess Hospital, Massachusetts Bible Society; Member National Association for Advancement of Colored People (vice president Boston branch).

Background

Spencer, George Hazelton was born on August 17, 1866 in Newbury, Vermont, United States. Son of Hazelton A. and Lydia (Hutton) Spencer.

Education

Preparatory education, Montpelier Seminary, 1881-1885. Boston University, 1886-1892. Doctor of Divinity, Norwich U., 1920.

Career

Ordained Methodist Episcopal Church, 1890. Pastor Methuen, Massachusetts, 1890-1893, Somersworth, N.H., 1894-1897, Newton Center, Massachusetts, 1898-1901, Saratoga St. Church, Boston, 1902-1904. Everett, 1905-1910; superintendent Cambridge district, 1911, Worcester, 1912.

Pastor Upham Memorial Church, Boston, 1913-1916, Greenwood Memorial Church, Boston, 1917-1918. Correspondent secretary Massachusetts Bible Society, since 1919.

Membership

Member General Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church Church, 1924, 28, 32. Member World Service Commission Methodist Episcopal Church Trustee Wesley Foundation, Harvard, N.E. Deaconess Hospital, Massachusetts Bible Society. Member National Association for Advancement of Colored People (vice president Boston branch).

Connections

Married Rosetta Munroe, June 7, 1892. Children: Hazelton, Marian Louise, Dorothy (deceased), Margaret (Mistress Oscar L. Marble), Charlotte (Mistress Warren H. Bateman), Rhoda.

father:
Hazelton A. Spencer

mother:
Lydia (Hutton) Spencer

spouse:
Rosetta Munroe

child:
Charlotte Spencer (Mistress Warren H. Bateman)

child:
Hazelton Spencer

child:
Rhoda Spencer

child:
Margaret Spencer (Mistress Oscar L. Marble)

child:
Dorothy Spencer (deceased)

child:
Marian Louise Spencer