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Jay Thomas Stocking

Clergyman

Jay Thomas Stocking, American clergyman. member Executive Committee Federal of Churches; member Board of Ministerial Relief; member of commission on international justice and good-will of Federal Council of Churches.

Background

Stocking, Jay Thomas was born on April 19, 1870 in Lisbon, New York, United States. Son of Myron T. and Elizabeth (Thompson) Stocking.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Amherst, 1895, Doctor of Divinity, 1913. Master of English, Lawrenceville (New Jersey) School, 1895-1898. Bachelor of Divinity, Yale Division School, 1901.

Studied University of Berlin, 1902-1903.

Career

Ordained Congleton ministry, 1901, assistant pastor Church of the Redeemer, New Haven, 1901-1903. Pastor 1st Church, Bellows Falls, Vermont, 1903-1905, Central Church, Newtonville, Massachusetts, 1905-1914. 1st Church, Washington, District of Columbia, 1914-1915, Union Congressional Church, Upper Montclair, New Jersey, 1915-1927, Pilgrim Congressional Church, St. Louis, Missouri, since 1927.

President board of trustees Congressional Conference of Missouri. Trustee Congressional Annuity Fund, Drury College, Oberlin College, Iberia Academy. Member Executive Committee Federal of Churches.

Chairman Congressional communications of Missions. Member Board of Ministerial Relief. Member of commission on international justice and good-will of Federal Council of Churches.

Director American Peace Society Author: The Dearest Spot on Earth, 1908. The City That Never Was Reached, 1911. The Golden Goblet, 1914.

Henry J. Patrick—An Appreciation. Mr. Friend o’ Man, 1920. Query Queer, 1926; The Child in the Congregation, 1929.

Home: St. Louis, Mo.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Dearest Spot on Earth, 1908. The City That Never Was Reached, 1911. The Golden Goblet, 1914.Henry J. Patrick—An Appreciation. Mr. Friend o’ Man, 1920. Query Queer, 1926

Membership

Member Executive Committee Federal of Churches. Member Board of Ministerial Relief. Member of commission on international justice and good-will of Federal Council of Churches.

Connections

Married Grace Cordelia Porter, October 21, 1903. Children: Harriet Porter, Elizabeth Porter, Alice Porter, Josephine Porter.

father:
Myron T. Stocking

mother:
Elizabeth (Thompson) Stocking

spouse:
Grace Cordelia Porter

child:
Harriet Porter Stocking

child:
Elizabeth Porter Stocking

child:
Alice Porter Stocking

child:
Josephine Porter Stocking