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Clergyman

Harry Farmer, American clergyman.

Background

Farmer, Harry was born on April 18, 1872 in West Bend, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Thomas and Mary Catharine (Clow) Farmer.

Education

Bachelor of Science, George Washington University, 1898. Bachelor of Divinity, Garrett Biblical Institute, 1902, Doctor of Divinity, 1917.

Career

Employed in railroad office, surgeon of general’s office, Washington, District of Columbia, and at Paris Exposition until 1900. Missionary in Philippines, 1904-1916. A founder Union Theological School, Manila.

Associate secretary of Board of Foreign Missions Methodist Episcopal Church, 1916-1924. General secretary of American Mission to Lepers, 1924-1926. Pastor of First Methodist Episcopal Church, Lake Worth, Florida.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Olive Esther Osborn, October 16, 1902. Children: John Albert, Grace Esther (Mistress Charles G. Apgar), Paul Osborn, Frances.

father:
Thomas Farmer

mother:
Mary Catharine (Clow) Farmer

spouse:
Olive Esther Osborn

child:
John Albert Farmer

child:
Grace Esther Farmer (Mistress Charles G. Apgar)

child:
Paul Osborn Farmer

child:
Frances Farmer