John Howard Melish, American clergyman. Member City Affairs Committee of New York.
Melish, John Howard was born on October 12, 1874 in Milford, Ohio, United States. Son of Thomas Jefferson and Maria (Bromwell) Melish.
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.
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.
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.
Member City Affairs Committee of New York. Clubs: City, Rembrandt.