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John Howard Melish

Clergyman

John Howard Melish, American clergyman. Member City Affairs Committee of New York.

Background

Melish, John Howard was born on October 12, 1874 in Milford, Ohio, United States. Son of Thomas Jefferson and Maria (Bromwell) Melish.

Education

Student of University of Cincinnati, 1892-1895, Doctor of Laws, 1931. Student Harvard, 1895-1896, Episcopal Theological School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1895-1898. Doctor of Divinity, University of Georgia, 1926.

Career

Deacon, 1898, priest, 1899, Protestant Episcopal Church. Pastor Associate Missions, 1898-1900. University chaplain, University of Cincinnati, 1899-1904.

Associate pastor Christ Church, Cincinnati, 1900-1904. Rector Holy Trinity Church, Brooklyn, 1904-1951. Fraternal delegate Central Trades Council of Greater New York.

Chairman Brooklyn Housing Committee.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Franklin Spencer Spalding, Man and Bishop, 1917. Paul Jones, Minister of Reconciliation, 1942. Co-author: Getting Together, 1913.A Free Pulpit in Action, 1931. In That Case, 1938.

Membership

Member City Affairs Committee of New York. Clubs: City, Rembrandt.

Connections

Married Marguerite McComas, 1899.

father:
Thomas Jefferson Melish

mother:
Maria (Bromwell) Melish

spouse:
Marguerite McComas