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Clergyman

Henry Thorne Sell, American clergyman. Mason.; Member New York City Congressional Association.

Background

Sell, Henry Thorne was born on September 30, 1854 in Brooklyn. Son of Henry T. and Martha A. (Fordham) Sell.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Wesleyan University, 1873, A.M., 1876. Bachelor of Divinity, Yale, 1877. Doctor of Divinity, Ripon College, 1902.

Career

Professor mathematics and German, Chamberlain Institute and Female College, Randolph, New York, 1873-1874. Ordained Congressional ministry, 1877. Pastor, Lysander, New York, 1877-1881, Cortland, 1881-1886.

District secretary for Illinois and Wisconsin National Congressional S.S. and Publication Society, Chicago, 1886-1892. Pastor Auburn Park (1892-1896) and Covenant (1898-1901) chs., Chicago. Editor The Advance, Chicago, 1901-1903.

Preaching, lecturing and writing books, 1903-1906. Pastor Plymouth Church, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1906-1910, Union Church, Jacksonville, Florida, 1912-1916. Moderator Florida Congressional State Conference, 1915, 16.

Pastor 1st Church, Kenosha, Wisconsin, 1918-1923. Lecturer for The Independent and Redpath-Horner Chautauqua Systems, etc.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor The Advance, Chicago, 1901-1903. Preaching, lecturing and writing books, 1903-1906. Pastor Plymouth Church, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1906-1910, Union Church, Jacksonville, Florida, 1912-1916.Moderator Florida Congressional State Conference, 1915, 16. Pastor 1st Church, Kenosha, Wisconsin, 1918-1923. Lecturer for The Independent and Redpath-Horner Chautauqua Systems, etc.

Membership

Mason.; Member New York City Congressional Association.

Connections

Married Mary Blackman, November 21, 1888. Children: Henry B., Charles J. (deceased).

father:
Henry T. Sell

mother:
Martha A. (Fordham) Sell

spouse:
Mary Blackman

child:
Henry B. Sell

child:
Charles J. Sell (deceased)