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Clergyman , educator

John Brewster Hubbs, American clergyman, educator. Mason.

Background

Hubbs, John Brewster was born on November 23, 1856 in Elnora, New York, United States. Son of Alexander and Mary (Dunsmore) Hubbs.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Union College, Schenectady, New York, 1877, Doctor of Divinity, 1922. Bachelor of Divinity, General Theological Seminary, 1880. Doctor of Civil Law, Chicago Law School, 1897.

Career

Deacon, 1880, priest, 1881, Protestant Episcopal Church. Rector St. Augustine’s Church, Ilion, New York, 1881-1884, St. John’s Church, Johnstown, New York, 1888-1891, Grace Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1891-1897, St. Peter’s Church, Geneva, New York, 1897-1913. Built Grace Church, and parish house and rectory at St. Peter’s Church.

Chaplain Hobart College, 1913-1929 (emeritus), became instructor in history and emeritus professor, 1929. Lecturer on ethics, De Lancy Division School, Buffalo. Rector St. Paul’s Church, Delray Beach, Florida, 1929-1938, built parish house for same, 1936.

Deputy General Convention Protestant Episcopal Church, 1895, 1910.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Anna Frances Newton, September 10, 1889. Children: Horace Newton, Andrew Dunsmore.

father:
Alexander Hubbs

mother:
Mary (Dunsmore) Hubbs

spouse:
Anna Frances Newton

child:
Horace Newton Hubbs

child:
Andrew Dunsmore Hubbs