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James Buchanan Nies

Clergyman

James Buchanan Nies, American clergyman.

Background

Nies, James Buchanan was born on November 22, 1856 in Newark, New Jersey, United States. Son of Simon and Antoinette Fredrika (Landano) Nies.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1882, Master of Arts, 1887, Doctor of Philosophy., 1888. Graduate General Theological Seminary, 1885.

Career

Deacon, 1885, priest, 1886, Protestant Episcopal Church. Assistant Holy Trinity Chapel, New York City, 1885-1886. Rector St. John’s Church, Tuckahoe, New York, and St. John’s, Upper New Rochelle, 1886-1887, Christ Chapel, Brooklyn, 1887-1893, Church of the Epiphany, Brooklyn, 1893-1898, Christ Church, Sharon, Connecticut, 1905-1907.

Mainly engaged in Oriental travel and research, since 1898. Author: Ur Dynasty Tablets, 1920. Joint author: Historical Religions and Economic Texts and Antiquities in the Babylonian Collection of James B. Nies, 1919.

Address: Brooklyn Heights, New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Ur Dynasty Tablets, 1920. Joint author: Historical Religions and Economic Texts and Antiquities in the Babylonian Collection of James B. Nies, 1919.

Connections

Married Jeahie Dows Orr, September 3, 1891.

father:
Simon Nies

mother:
Antoinette Fredrika (Landano) Nies

spouse:
Jeahie Dows Orr