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Clergyman

James William Frederick Davies was a Canadian clergyman.

Background

Davies, James William Frederick was born on October 4, 1878 in Acton, Ontario, Canada. Son of Review James and Anne (Case) Davies.

Education

Brought to the United States in infancy. Bachelor of Arts, Yankton (South Dakot) College, 1903. Bachelor of Divinity, Chicago Theological Seminary, 1907, Doctor of Divinity, 1920.

Career

Resident Chicago Commons, 1905. Ordained ministry Congressional Church, 1907. Superintendent Armour Mission, Chicago, 1906-1909.

Minister religious education Congressional Church, Winnetka, Illinois, 1909-1931. Director Community House. Minister First Church, Waukegan, Illinois, 1933-1945.

Retired 1947. President board of managers Congressional Training School, merged into Chicago Theological Seminary. Chairman of the Board Pilgrim Foundation Champaign, Illinois. Chairman of the executive committee Religious Education Association (secretary 1931).

Director Tower Hill Camp Association. Board directors Waukegan United Service Organizations. Chairman Congressional Centennial Committee.

Member State Committee Religious Education Illinois Conference Congressional Churches. Moderator Illinois Congressional Conference, 1921-1922. Honorary member North Shore Art League.

Republican in charge summer camp for boys, also for girls, 1907-1931. Author: Out of Doors with Youth, 1926. Home: 100 Piedmont Circle, Maryville, Tenn.

Membership

Member State Committee Religious Education Illinois Conference Congressional Churches. Member North Shore Art League. Republican in charge summer camp for boys, also for girls, 1907-1931.

Connections

Married Cora Belle Gould, June 6, 1906 (died September 11, 1947).; married second, Mistress.

father:
Review James Davies

mother:
Anne (Case) Davies

spouse:
Cora Belle Gould

spouse:
Mistress