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Clergyman

John Clarence Lee, American clergyman. member Gloucester Tercentenary Committee, 1923.

Background

Lee, John Clarence was born on October 15, 1856 in Woodstock, Vermont, United States. Son of Review John Stebbins (president St. Lawrence University) and Elmina (Bennett) Lee.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, St. Lawrence, 1876, A.M., 1879. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1878. Graduate Canton Theological School, 1880.

Doctor of Philosophy, St. Lawrence, 1895. S.T.D., Tufts, 1896.

Career

Ordained Universalist ministry, 1881. Pastor, Perry, New York, 1880-1883, St. Albans, Vermont, 1883-1884. Professor of English literature, 1884-1896, president, 1892, vice president, 1892-1896, Lombard U.

President St. Lawrence University, 1896-1899. Pastor Church of the Restoration, Philadelphia, 1900-1919, Independent Christian Church, Gloucester, Massachusetts, 1919-1929, Stamford (Connecticut) Universalist Church, 1932-1933. Traveled around world, preaching in Fiji Islands, Australia and India, 1929-1931.

Delegate to National Arbitration and Peace Congress, 1907. Delegate International Congress for Promotion of Free Christianity, Berlin, 1910. President of Associated Charities, Gloucester.

Member Gloucester Tercentenary Committee, 1923. Author: Beginnings of St. Lawrence University, 1913. Address: Stamford, Conn.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Beginnings of St. Lawrence University, 1913.

Membership

Member Gloucester Tercentenary Committee, 1923.

Connections

Married Helena Crumett (author), November 25, 1889. Children: Cuthbert, Dorothy, Constance, Janet, Roland Stebbins.

father:
Review John Stebbins (president St. Lawrence University) Lee

mother:
Elmina (Bennett) Lee

spouse:
Helena Crumett

child:
Cuthbert Lee

child:
Dorothy Lee

child:
Constance Lee

child:
Janet Lee

child:
Roland Stebbins Lee