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Clergyman

John Rushton Heyworth, British clergyman. Club: Lake View Kiwanis.

Background

Heyworth, John Rushton was born on June 20, 1882 in Bacup, Lancashire, England. Son of John Edward and Susannah (Rushton) Heyworth.

Education

Education public and continuation schools, technical school, Bacup. Graduate in theology (gold medalist in public speaking), Victoria U., Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Post-graduate work Chicago Theological Seminary.

Career

Came to the United States 1914, naturalized citizen, 1923. Ordained Congleton ministry, 1912. Associate pastor Calvary Church, Montreal, 1911-1912.

Pastor Paris, Ontario, Canada, 1912-1914, Lombard, Illinois, 1914-1918, Park Manor, Chicago, 1918-1924, New England Congressional Church, Chicago, 1925-1930, Unity Church, Chicago, since 1931. Organizer and sponsor Chicago Young Men’s Church. Chaplain Forty Club. Was state representative for Illinois for Chicago Theological Seminary, 1924.

President of Lake View Council on Religious Action since 1941.

Membership

Club: Lake View Kiwanis.

Connections

Married Isabel Marky Georgine Burger, April. Children: Helen Willet, Eileen Rushton.

father:
John Edward Heyworth

mother:
Susannah (Rushton) Heyworth

spouse:
Isabel Marky Georgine Burger

child:
Helen Willet Heyworth

child:
Eileen Rushton Heyworth