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James Madison Stifler

Clergyman

James Madison Stifler, American clergyman. Member Psi Upsilon, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Stifler, James Madison was born on February 10, 1875 in Alton, Illinois, United States. Son of James Madison and Jennie Mary (Carr) Stifler.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Pennsylvania, 1896. Graduate Crozer Theological Seminary, 1899. Doctor of Divinity, Denison, 1913, Brown University, 1925.

Career

Ordained Baptist ministry, 1899. Pastor First Church, Roselle, New Jersey, 1899-1909, First Church, Evanston, Illinois, 1909-1931, Roser Memorial Church, Anna Maria, Florida, since 1942. Member Board Education Northern Baptist Convention, 1912-1935.

Camp director religious work Young Men’s Christian Association, Camp Dodge, Iowa, 1917-1918. President Central Association Evanston Charities, 1925-1931. Member board of trustees University of Chicago, chairman development committee, 1931-1934. secretary of the U., 1934-1940.

Membership

Member Psi Upsilon, Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: University, Quadrangle, Westmoreland Country.

Connections

Married Lucy H. Burnley, December 6, 1900 (deceased).; married second, Mary Cloyd Burnley, July 28, 1909. Children: James Madison, Francis McIlhenny.

father:
James Madison Stifler

mother:
Jennie Mary (Carr) Stifler

spouse:
Mary Cloyd Burnley

spouse:
Lucy H. Burnley

child:
Francis McIlhenny Stifler

child:
James Madison Stifler