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Clergyman

Joseph Henry Odell, British clergyman.

Background

Odell, Joseph Henry was born on May 20, 1871 in London, England. Son of Review Joseph and Henrietta (Baker) Odell.

Education

Student Mason College, Birmingham, England. Graduate East Keswick (England) Theological Seminary, 1894. Doctor of Divinity, Lafayette College, 1908.

Doctor of Laws, University of Delaware.

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1894. Came to the United States, 1894. Editor in chief Scranton (Pennsylvania) Tribune-Republican and Scranton Truth, 1913-1914.

Formerly political editorial writer Philadelphia Public Ledger and Evening Ledger. Pastor Fulton, New York, 1894-1902, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1902-1914, 1st Church, Troy, New York, 1915-1918. President Delaware School Auxiliary Association.

Vice president University of Delaware Press. President Delaware School Foundation. War correspondent for the Outlook on Western Front, 1918.

Chaplain 13th Pennsylvania Infantry 10 years.

Connections

Married Winifred Kendall, of London, England., July 4, 1895. Children: Mistress Marjorie Rosamond Bradford, Helen Winifred.

father:
Review Joseph Odell

mother:
Henrietta (Baker) Odell

spouse:
Winifred Kendall

child:
Mistress Marjorie Rosamond Bradford Odell

child:
Helen Winifred Odell