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Clergyman

Herbert A. Manchester, American clergyman. Member Japan Association (president 1926-1927), Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Upsilon. Traveled around world, 1929-1930.

Background

Manchester, Herbert A. was born on November 2, 1859 in Hartland, New York, United States. Son of James Harvey and Minerva (King) Manchester.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Rochester, 1887, Master of Arts, 1890, Doctor of Divinity, 1913. Graduate Auburn Theological Seminary, 1890. Post-graduate studies, Syracuse and Harvard.

Career

Ordained Congleton ministry, 1901. Pastor successively Danforth Congressional Church, Syracuse, First Presbyterian Church, East Boston, Massachusetts, Union Church, Rio Janeiro, Brazil, until 1916. Secretary Massachusetts Bible Society, 1916-1919.

Pastor Union Church, Yokohama, 1921-1929, and ad interim, Central Union Church, Honolulu, 1925. Chaplain Lake Placid Club, New York, 1931. Secretary Mission to Lepers, 1909-1912.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Japanese Tales. Lectures on following subjects: Brazilian History, Seen in Japan, The Taj Mahal, Angkor.

Membership

Member Japan Association (president 1926-1927), Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Upsilon. Traveled around world, 1929-1930.

Connections

Married Grace Denniston Smith, September 16, 1890 (died February 25, 1917). Married second, Mary Barbara Gersbacher, April.

father:
James Harvey Manchester

mother:
Minerva (King) Manchester

spouse:
Grace Denniston Smith

spouse:
Mary Barbara Gersbacher