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John Wesley Conley

Clergyman

John Wesley Conley, American clergyman.

Background

Conley, John Wesley was born on November 20, 1852 in near Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States. Son of Lewis and Betsey (Hutchins) Conley.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, State University of Iowa, 1877, A.M., 1880. Bachelor of Divinity, University of Chicago, 1881. (Doctor of Divinity, Des Moines U., 1896).

Career

Ordained Baptist ministry, 1879. Pastor First Church, Joliet, Illinois, 1881-1889, First Church, Oak Park, Illinois, 1889-1892. Instructor Division School, University of Chicago, 1892-1893.

Pastor First Church, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1893-1898, Oak Park, Illinois, 1898-1902, Omaha, Nebraska, 1902-1910, Fresno, California, 1910-1915.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Church at Libertyville, 1906. The Young Christian and the Early Church, 1908. History of Baptist Young People’s Union of America, 1913.

Connections

Married Sarah Elizabeth Clyde, July 19, 1878.

father:
Lewis Conley

mother:
Betsey (Hutchins) Conley

spouse:
Sarah Elizabeth Clyde