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James Horace Pettee

Missionary

James Horace Pettee, American missionary.

Background

Pettee, James Horace was born on July 16, 1851 in Manchester, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Horace and Elizabeth Fairbanks (Wilson) Pettee.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth, 1873. Graduate Andover Theological Seminary, 1877. Doctor of Divinity, Dartmouth, 1898, Iowa (now Grinnell) College, 1898.

Career

Ordained Congleton ministry, May 8, 1878. Missionary of American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions in Japan, since 1878. Trustee Doshisha Schools, Kyoto, Japan, Okayama Orphanage.

President Japan Society Christian Endeavor, since 1915. Chairman of Commission eleemosynary work Federated Missions in Japan. Japan correspondent The Congregationalist and Christian World, Boston, since 1880.

Connections

Married Bella Wilson, August, 1878.

father:
Horace Pettee

mother:
Elizabeth Fairbanks (Wilson) Pettee

spouse:
Bella Wilson