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John Gaines Vaughan

Clergyman , educator

John Gaines Vaughan, American clergyman, educator.

Background

Vaughan, John Gaines was born on March 5, 1858 in Arcadia, Tennessee, United States. Son of Kenley Green and Rachel Anderson (Butler) Vaughan.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Syracuse University, 1882. Bachelor of Divinity, Drew Theological Seminary, 1883. Doctor of Philosophy., East Tennessee U. (now Chattanooga U.), 1885.

(Doctor of Divinity, American University of Harriman, Tennessee, 1898). Worked way through colls.

Career

Ordained Mechanical Engineering ministry, 1882. Pastor Ames Church, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1883-1884, Springboro, O., 1885-1886, St. Paul Church, Dayton. O., 1887-1892, Grace Church, Urbana, 1893-1899, St. Paul Church, Dayton.

1899-1905; secretary Board of Missions Methodist Episcopal Church, Special Funds, 1905-1909. Professor comparative religion and missions, Lawrence College, Appleton, Wisconsin, since 1909. Secured the endowment for his chairman Author: Gem Encyclopedia of Illustration, 1889.

The Wonderful Book (Bible), 1906. Diamond Dust in Dew Drops, 1913. Religion a Comparative Study, 1919.

Lecturer. Home: Appleton, Wis.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Gem Encyclopedia of Illustration, 1889. The Wonderful Book (Bible), 1906. Diamond Dust in Dew Drops, 1913.Religion a Comparative Study, 1919.

Connections

Married Mary A. Shober, March 19, 1884 (died 1913). Married second, Annabelle Ambrose, June 30, 1915.

father:
Kenley Green Vaughan

mother:
Rachel Anderson (Butler) Vaughan

spouse:
Mary A. Shober

spouse:
Annabelle Ambrose