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Clergyman

Joseph Richard Sizoo, Dutch clergyman. Awarded Hugenot Annual award, 1954; George Washington medal Freedoms Foundation, 1956, George Washington Honor medal, 1957; certificate distinguished merit Holland Society, New York, Potomac branch, 1958; Clergy Churchman of Year, Heritage of America, 1958. Mason.

Background

Sizoo, Joseph Richard was born on May 15, 1885 in The Netherlands. Son of Dirk and Elizabeth (Bastmeyer) Sizoo.

Education

Came to the United States, 1891. Bachelor of Arts, Hope College, Michigan, 1907, A.M., 1910, Doctor of Divinity, 1925. Bachelor of Divinity, New Brunswick Theological Seminary, 1910.

Postgraduate Columbia. Doctor of Divinity, Rutgers, 1930. Doctor of Letters, Hastings (Nebraska) College, 1932.

S.T.D., Columbia, 1938. Doctor of Laws, Geo. Washington University, 1934.

Career

Ordained ministry Dutch Review Church in American, 1910. Missionary in S. India, 1910-1911. Minister First Church, Walden, New York, 1911-1917, Second Church, Somerville, New Jersey, 1917-1924.

Pastor New York Avenue.

Membership

Mason.; Clubs: Century Association, National.

Connections

Married Florence May Mapes, 1915. Children: Joseph Mapes, William Mapes.

father:
Dirk Sizoo

mother:
Elizabeth (Bastmeyer) Sizoo

spouse:
Florence May Mapes

child:
Joseph Mapes Sizoo

child:
William Mapes Sizoo