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James Madison Hare

Clergyman

James Madison Hare, American clergyman. Awarded Croix de Guerre (Fr.); holder expert rifle and revolver medals. Member United Spanish War Veterans, Military Order Foreign Wars (served as national chaplain of both), Veterans Foreign Wars, American Legion.

Background

Hare, James Madison was born on October 22, 1859 in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of David and Margaret (Kemp) Hare.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, Bucknell U., 1884, Doctor of Divinity, 1922. Studied theology, Rochester Theological Seminary and Union Theological Seminary, 1885-1887.

Career

Deceased). ordained Baptist ministry, 1881. Student pastor various chs. to 1888. Pastor East Church, Elizabeth, New Jersey, 1888-1889, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, 1889-1892, Burlington, New Jersey, 1892-1898, Parmly Memorial Church, Jersey City, 1899-1902, Linden Church, Camden, 1902-1905, Parmly Memorial Church, Jersey City, 1906-1914, Scotch Plains, 1914-1924, Huntingdon, 1924-1928, retired.

Captain chaplain, New Jersey.N.G., with 6th, 3d and 4th Regts., 1895-1917. With 1st and 3d New Jersey Colonel Infantry, 1898-1899, Spanish-American War. With 4th New Jersey Colonel Infantry Mexican border, 1916-1917.

In World War with same regiment, in France, also 104th Engineers, 29th Division, senior chaplain e29th Division, American Expeditionary Force July 1918-May 1919. Retired with rank of major, 1922.

Membership

Member United Spanish War Veterans, Military Order Foreign Wars (served as national chaplain of both), Veterans Foreign Wars, American Legion. Clubs: Huntingdon.

Connections

Married Anne Appleton Griffin, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 19, 1887.

father:
David Hare

mother:
Margaret (Kemp) Hare

spouse:
Anne Appleton Griffin