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John Richard Nichols

Clergyman

John Richard Nichols, American clergyman.

Background

Nichols, John Richard was born on December 16, 1854 in Watkins, New York, United States. Son of John and Esther (Townsend) Nichols.

Education

Preparatory education, Starkey Academy. Bachelor of Arts, Oberlin College, 1879, Bachelor of Divinity, 1883. Doctor of Divinity, Marietta College, 1898, Oberlin, 1923.

Career

Ordained Congleton ministry, 1883. Pastor Garrettsville, O., 1883-1887. Engaged in work for foreign population, Cleveland, 1887-1891.

Pastor successively Medina, O., Marietta, O., and Rogers Park Church, Chicago, until 1922. Superintendent Chicago Congressional Missionary and Extension Society, 1922-1926. President Chicago Church Federation, 1927-1929.

Trustee Marietta College, Union Theological College (Chicago). Home: Evanston, Ill.

Connections

Married Nellie E. Hawley, July 6, 1881. Children: Ruth G., Helen Hawley (wife of Eugene L. Porter, M.D.), John Herbert, Florence May (Mistress Creative Commons Adams), Marian T. (deceased).

father:
John Nichols

mother:
Esther (Townsend) Nichols

spouse:
Nellie E. Hawley

child:
Ruth G. Nichols

child:
Helen Hawley (wife of Eugene L. Porter Nichols

child:
Marian T. Nichols (deceased)

child:
Florence May Nichols (Mistress Creative Commons Adams)

child:
John Herbert Nichols

child:
M.D.) Nichols