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Clergyman

James Thayer Addison, American clergyman. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Addison, James Thayer was born on March 21, 1887 in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Charles Morris and Ada (Thayer) Addison.

Education

Student Groton School, 1900-1905. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1909. Bachelor of Divinity, Episcopal Theological School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1913.

School of Theology and Ministry, Harvard Division School, 1917. Doctor of Divinity, Theological Seminary of Virginia, 1931.

Career

Ordained to ministry Protestant Episcopal Church, 1913. Minister in charge St. Mark’s Church, Nowata, and St. Paul’s Church, Claremore, Oklahoma, 1913-1915. Lecturer Episcopal Theological School, 1915-1917, assistant professor of history of religion and missions, 1919-1926, professor, 1926-1940.

Acting master Kirkland House, Harvard, 1932-1933. Vice president National Council of the Protestant Episcopal Church, 1940-1946. Chaplain 1st Gas Regiment, American Expeditionary Force, France, 1918-1919.

Trustee American University, Cairo, Egypt. Author: Story of the First Gas Regiment, 1919. Chinese Ancestor Worship, 1925.

Our Father’s Business, 1927. Our Expanding Church, 1930. Life Beyond Death, 1932.

The Way of Christ, 1934. The Medieval Missionary, 1936. The Lord’s Prayer, 1937.

Parables of Our Lord, 1940. The Christian Approach to The Moslem, 1942. The Episcopal Church In The United States, 1789-1931, 1951.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Story of the First Gas Regiment, 1919. Chinese Ancestor Worship, 1925. Our Father’s Business, 1927.Our Expanding Church, 1930. Life Beyond Death, 1932. The Way of Christ, 1934.The Medieval Missionary, 1936. The Lord’s Prayer, 1937. Parables of Our Lord, 1940.The Christian Approach to The Moslem, 1942. The Episcopal Church In The United States, 1789-1931, 1951.

Membership

Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Margaret B. Crocker, December 18, 1917. Children: Helen Crocker, Martha Lothrop.

father:
Charles Morris Addison

mother:
Ada (Thayer) Addison

spouse:
Margaret B. Crocker

child:
Martha Lothrop Addison

child:
Helen Crocker Addison