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Clergyman

Henry Garfield Smith, American clergyman. Club: Lions (directory).

Background

Smith, Henry Garfield was born on September 2, 1885 in Parkersburg, Iowa, United States. Son of Wilke Albert and Elizabeth (DeVries) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Shurtleff College, Alton, Illinois, 1914. Bachelor of Divinity, Rochester Theological Seminary, 1918. Doctor of Divinity, Grand Island (Nebraska) College, 1929.

Career

Began as clerk, 1905. Ordained ministry Baptist Church, 1918. Pastor Berwich, Illinois, 1918-1921, Second Church, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1921-1927, Temple Church, Chicago, 1927-1933, Calvary Church, Denver, Colorado, since 1933.

President Chicago Baptist Ministers’ Association, 1929-1930. Trustee Chicago Church Federation, 1928-1933, Colorado Woman’s College, Denver, since 1933. President Denver Ministerial Alliance, 1935, Colorado Baptist State Convention, 1935-1937.

Vice president American Baptist Home Mission Society, 1935. Member Council of Finance and Promotion of Northern Baptist Convention, 1939-1940, president, 1940-1941. Member board of managers Ministers’ and Missionaries Benefit Board, Northern Baptist Convention, since 1942.

President Denver Baptist Ministers’ Conference, 1939-1940. Member board of trustees Denver Young Men’s Christian Association since 1935.

Membership

Club: Lions (directory).

Connections

Married Mary Ellen Hamil, September 24, 1918. Children: Marjorie Ellen, Virginia Lois, Robert Hamil.

father:
Wilke Albert Smith

mother:
Elizabeth (DeVries) Smith

spouse:
Mary Ellen Hamil

child:
Marjorie Ellen Smith

child:
Virginia Lois Smith

child:
Robert Hamil Smith