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Clergyman

Jesse Halsey, American clergyman. Member Consumers League, Americanization Committee, Associate Charities Board, Cincinnatus Association (charter.

Background

Halsey, Jesse was born on May 3, 1882 in Southhampton, Long Island, New York, United States. Son of Charles Henry and Melvina Dunreath (Terry) Halsey.

Education

Educated Princeton Theological Seminary 1906-1908, Princeton Graduate School 1907-1909. Bachelor of Divinity, Union Theological Seminary, 1910. Doctor of Divinity, Wooster (O.) College, 1927.

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1910. With Sir Wilfred T. Grenfell’s Labrador Medical Mission, 1910-1913. Pastor Seventh Presbyterian Church, Cincinnati, 1913-1942.

Professor practical theology, McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago 1941-1952, retired 1952. Lecturer Columbia Summer School, 1937. With Young Men’s Christian Association in Russia, 1917.

American agent and chaplain British Navy, Mourmansk, N. Russia, 1918. Trustee Western College, Oxford, O., Lane Theological Seminary, Cincinnati. Member Board of Pensions of Presbyterian Church.

Membership

Member Consumers League, Americanization Committee, Associate Charities Board, Cincinnatus Association (charter. Clubs: Clerical, Lake Shore.

Connections

Married Helen Isham, March 26, 1910. Children: Charles Henry, Frederick Isham (deceased), Helen Augusta, Wilmun Haynes (deceased), Abigail Fithian.

father:
Charles Henry Halsey

mother:
Melvina Dunreath (Terry) Halsey

spouse:
Helen Isham

child:
Charles Henry Halsey

child:
Frederick Isham Halsey (deceased)

child:
Helen Augusta Halsey

child:
Wilmun Haynes Halsey (deceased)

child:
Abigail Fithian Halsey