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Glenn Tilley Morse


Glenn Tilley Morse, American clergyman.


Morse, Glenn Tilley was born on July 30, 1870 in St. Louis. Son of Thomas Perry and Mary Amelia (Glenn) Morse.


Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1898. Bachelor of Divinity, Episcopal Theological School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1901. Deacon, 1901, priest, 1902, Protestant Episcopal Church.

Assistant St. Anne’s Church, Lowell, Massachusetts, 1901-1902. Associate priest St. Stephen’s Church, Boston, 1902-1904. Rector St. James Church, West Somerville, Massachusetts, 1902-1908.

Senior curate Church of the Advent, Boston, 1908-1909. Founder, 1910, and rector All Saints Church, West Newbury, 1910-1938. Retired 1938; founder and priest in charge All Saints Mission, Georgetown, 1916-1938.

Acting chaplain United States Military Academy, 1909. Trustee Governor Dummer Academy Past president Chase Family Association. Past president Federation of Religious Workers, Newburyport.

Past president Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Trustee Society for Preservation of New England Antiquities. Past president Bay State History League, History Society Old Newbury (honorary president), Society Colonial Wars (chaplain), New England Historic-Genealogical Society, Society of Governor and Company of Massachusetts Bay in New England (chaplain), Newburyport Garden Club (past president) (council), Cum Laude Society, Poetry Society, Society for Sanity in Art, Gloucester Society of Artists, American Antiquarian Society, Massachusetts Horticultural Society, Essex Institute (advisory board), Arts and Crafts Society of Boston, Bostonian Society, Wedgwood Club (vice president), English-Speaking Union, Palm Beach Art League, Clearwater Art Museum, Sarasota Art Association (past president) Art League of Manatee County (Florida), Florida Federation Art (vice president).


Assistant St. Anne’s Church, Lowell, Massachusetts, 1901-1902.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Old Newbury Initiatives. Twenty-five Years of All Saints Church. Etc. Lecturer on historic and antiquarian subjects and art.Has the largest collection of silhouettes in the world, also large collection of wax portraits, seals, medallions and Wedgwood. Painter of Landscapes and portraits. Author: The Ark and The Dove, Ancestral Ships of Maryland.


Clubs: Harvard, Boston Art, Business Men’s Art (Boston). Member Society Ark and Dove.


Thomas Perry Morse

Mary Amelia (Glenn) Morse