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Louis Craig Cornish

Clergyman

Louis Craig Cornish, American clergyman.

Background

Cornish, Louis Craig was born on April 18, 1870 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Aaron and Frances V. (Hawkins) Cornish.

Education

Student Harvard, 1889-1891, 1892-1893. Bachelor of Arts, Stanford University, 1894. Harvard Division School, 1898-1899.

A.M., Harvard, 1899; Doctor of Divinity from St. Lawrence and Meadville, 1922. Doctor of Divinity, Independent Church of Philippines, 1930. D. Political Science, University of Szeged, Hungary, 1931.

S.T.D., Pacific Unitarian School for the Ministry, 1939.

Career

Assistant in ethical department, Stanford University, 1894. Secretary to Episcopal bishop of Massachusetts, 1894-1898. Ordained Unitarian ministry, 1899.

Minister First Parish, Hingham, Massachusetts, 1900-1915. Secretary at large American Unitarian Association, 1915-1916. Secretary 1916-1925, administrative vice president 1925-1927, president, 1927-1937.

Chairman Anglo-American Church Commissions to Rumania, 1922, 24. Unitarian commissioner to the Philippines, 1937. Honorary president Independent Church of the Philippines, 1939.

Home: (winter) Winter Park, Florida. (summer) Harvard, Mass.

Connections

Married Frances Eliot Foote, June 14, 1906.

father:
Aaron Cornish

mother:
Frances V. (Hawkins) Cornish

spouse:
Frances Eliot Foote