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Clergyman

Harry Pinneo Dewey was an American clergyman.

Background

Dewey, Harry Pinneo was born on October 30, 1861 in Toulon, Illinois, United States. Son of Samuel Mills and Cornelia (Phelps) Dewey.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1884. Bachelor of Divinity, Andover Theological Seminary, 1887. Doctor of Divinity, Dartmouth, 1898.

Doctor of Humane Letters, Rollins College, 1934.

Career

Ordained Congleton ministry, October 12, 1887. Pastor South Church, Concord, N.H., 1887-1900, Church of the Pilgrims, Brooklyn, 1900-1907, Plymouth Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1907-1935. Guest preacher Community Church and chaplain Webber College, Babson Park, Florida, 1935-1936.

Occasional preacher at colleges, universities, and schools. Trustee Williams College, since 1902, Andover Theological Seminary, since 1907, Carleton College, since 1911. Member commission to Federal Council Churches of Christ in America from National Council Congressional Churches, 1923-1930.

Member National Service Commission, of Congressional Churches, 1917-1919. Moderator General Conference Congressional Churches of Minnesota, 1913. Member National Council Commision on Missions, 1921-1927.

Director Northeast Neighborhood Settlement House, 1914-1935, and Pillsbury Settlement House, Minneapolis, 1918-1930. Member National Councils of Committee of Twelve for Unification of Congressional Missionary Socs., 1923-1937. Vice president Minneapolis Federation of Churches, 1929-1932, president, 1932-1934.

Council preacher National Council of Congressional Churches, 1931. Member of advisory committee Chicago Theological Seminary, since 1927.

Membership

Member commission to Federal Council Churches of Christ in America from National Council Congressional Churches, 1923-1930. Member National Service Commission, of Congressional Churches, 1917-1919. Member National Council Commision on Missions, 1921-1927.

Director Northeast Neighborhood Settlement House, 1914-1935, and Pillsbury Settlement House, Minneapolis, 1918-1930. Member National Councils of Committee of Twelve for Unification of Congressional Missionary Socs., 1923-1937. Member of advisory committee Chicago Theological Seminary, since 1927.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Fearing Thatcher, June 4, 1889. Children: Thatcher (deceased), Elizabeth Phelps, Eleanor Hale, Cornelia, Margaret.

father:
Samuel Mills Dewey

mother:
Cornelia (Phelps) Dewey

spouse:
Elizabeth Fearing Thatcher

child:
Thatcher Dewey (deceased)

child:
Elizabeth Phelps Dewey

child:
Eleanor Hale Dewey

child:
Cornelia Dewey

child:
Margaret Dewey