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Henry Seymour Brown

Clergyman

Henry Seymour Brown, American clergyman. member Department Church Cooperation and Union of General Assembly Presbyterian Church.

Background

Brown, Henry Seymour was born on November 2, 1875 in Rochester New York. Son of John Milton and Cordelia Jane (Fletcher) Brown.

Education

Preparatory education, Lyons Township High School, La Grange, Illinois. Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Texas, 1897. Graduate Princeton Theology Seminary, 1900.

Doctor of Divinity, Blackburn College, 1917.

Career

September 1947); children—Fletcher Gridley, Katherine Underhill, Henry Seymour. Married second, L. Margaret Houston, September 15, 1948. Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1900.

Assistant pastor South Park Church, Newark, New Jersey, 1900-1902, Tabernacle Church, Philadelphia, 1902. Pastor First Church, East Aurora, New York, First Church, East Cleveland, O., Lake View Church, Chicago, until 1918. Superintendent Church Extension Board, Chicago Presbytery 1918-1937.

Executive secretary, 1923-1937. Vice president Princeton Theological Seminary, September 1937-September 1946, vice president emeritus, since 1946. Organizer and pastor Harrindale Community Church (Presbyterian), Glenburnie, Maryland., July 11, 1948.

Member Department Church Cooperation and Union of General Assembly Presbyterian Church. Board of strategy Presbytery of Baltimore since April, 1948. Founder, 1st president Associate Church (Protestant) Charities of Chicago, 1936-1937.

Director Presby. Hospital of Chicago, 1930-1937.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author pamphlets on Protestant ministry and its training.

Membership

Member Department Church Cooperation and Union of General Assembly Presbyterian Church.

Connections

Married Emma Slee Underhill, June 25, 1907 (deceased.; married second, L. Margaret Houston, September 15, 1948. Children: Fletcher Gridley, Katherine Underhill, Henry Seymour.

father:
John Milton Brown

mother:
Cordelia Jane (Fletcher) Brown

spouse:
Emma Slee Underhill

spouse:
L. Margaret Houston

child:
Fletcher Gridley Brown

child:
Katherine Underhill Brown

child:
Henry Seymour Brown