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Hugh Henry Harris

Clergyman , educator

Hugh Henry Harris, American clergyman, educator. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Harris, Hugh Henry was born on July 26, 1875 in Coldwater, Michigan, United States. Son of John Henry and Mary Elizabeth (Rice) Harris.

Education

Student University of Michigan, 1895-1896. Bachelor of Arts, Northwestern University, 1904, Master of Arts, 1908. Studied Yale.

Career

Ordained ministry Mechanical Engineering Church, 1895. Mechanical Engineering Church, South, 1913. Pastor Gladstone, Michigan, 1906-1908.

Director religious education, First Church, Evanston, Illinois, 1908-1912. Director Wesley Memorial Institute, Atlanta, Georgia., 1912-1913. Professor religious education, Candler School of Theology, Emory University, 1913-1943.

Professor sociology, Emory University, 1926. Visiting professor religious education, Yale, 1924-1925. Director Corresponding School Methodist Church, Emory University, Georgia.

Membership

Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Isabel Silverthorn Wright, December 8, 1907 (deceased). Married second, Ethel Purcell, September 6, 1935.

father:
John Henry Harris

mother:
Mary Elizabeth (Rice) Harris

spouse:
Isabel Silverthorn Wright

spouse:
Ethel Purcell