James Wilson Bean, American clergyman. member Executive Committee United Charities, St. Paul, 1926-1928; member of the board of directors Canton (O.) Family Service Society and Children’s Bureau, 1932-1942,; member of the board of trustees, Parsons College; Member Phi Kappa Phi. Rotary, Chi Alpha.
Bean, James Wilson was born on April 19, 1882 in Burlington, Iowa, United States. Son of John Victor (Doctor of Medicine and Elizabeth Reddick (Wilson) B.
Bachelor of Arts, Parsons College, Fairfield, Iowa, 1902, Doctor of Divinity, 1914. Won scholarship of Board of Education, Presbyterian Church, United States of America, 1903. Graduate Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Omaha, Nebraska, 1905.
Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1906. Graduate student, University of Minnesota, 1924-1925.
Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1906. Pastor 1st Church, Winfield, Iowa, 1906-1909, Cherokee, Iowa, 1909-1913, Hastings, Nebraska, 1913-1918. President College of Emporia, Kansas, 1918.
Pastor Dayton Avenue.
Member Executive Committee United Charities, St. Paul, 1926-1928. Member of the board of directors Canton (O.) Family Service Society and Children’s Bureau, 1932-1942. Member of the board of trustees, Parsons College.
Member Phi Kappa Phi. Rotary, Chi Alpha.
Married Harriet Eleanor Rice, June 30, 1908. Children: Robert Taylor, Elizabeth Frances, James Edgar.