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Howard James Chidley

Clergyman

Howard James Chidley, Canadian clergyman. Fellow American of Compassion, Boston, 1920-1933; member Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Beta Kappa Associates; Mason.

Background

Chidley, Howard James was born on January 2, 1878 in Oakwood, Ontario, Canada. Son of James and Grace (Maunder) Chidley.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Darthmouth, 1906, Doctor of Divinity, 1939. Bachelor of Divinity, Union Theological Seminary, 1909. Postgraduate Columbia, 1906-1909.

University of Oxford, England, 1909. Doctor of Divinity, North Carolina College, 1917.

Career

; children—Elizabeth (Mistress William J. Speers, Junior) (deceased), Barbara (Mistress Jonathan N. Mitchell). Married second, Frances Adele Elder, June 26, 1923. Came to the United States 1898, naturalized, 1917.

Ordained ministry Congressional Church, 1909. Assistant pastor Central Church, Brooklyn, 1910. Pastor Trinity Church, E. Orange, New Jersey, 1910-1915, First Church, Winchester, Massachusetts, 1915-1953.

President Florence Crittenton League Atlanta Theological Foundation, Vanderbilt University.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Fifty-two Story Talks to Boys and Girls, 1914. The Man with Iron Shoes, 1917. Story Sermons for Children, 1920.New Story Talks to Boys and Girls, 1929. The Feast of Quails, 1936. A Year’s Children’s Sermons.God and These Times, 1943. Editor A Service Hymnbook, 1931. Pilgrim Hymnal, 1934.Child’s World in Story-Sermons, 1938.

Membership

Fellow American of Compassion, Boston, 1920-1933. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Beta Kappa Associates. Mason.; Clubs: Winthrop, Fortnightly (Boston).

Connections

Married Florence Elizabeth Burrows, September 14, 1912 (deceased.; married second, Frances Adele Elder, June 26, 1923. Children: Elizabeth (Mistress William J. Speers, Junior.

father:
James Chidley

mother:
Grace (Maunder) Chidley

spouse:
Frances Adele Elder

spouse:
Florence Elizabeth Burrows

child:
Elizabeth (Mistress William J. Speers Chidley

child:
Jr Chidley