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Minister , Organization administrator

Lucius Olmsted Baird, Congregational minister, religious organization administrator. Member Psi Upsilon.

Background

Baird, Lucius Olmsted was born on June 15, 1863 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Lyman and Elizabeth (Warner) Baird.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1885. Student Chicago Law School, 1887-1888. Bachelor of Divinity, Yale Division School, 1890.

Doctor of Divinity, Drury College, 1910. Doctor of Divinity, Whitman College, 1926.

Career

Ordained Congleton ministry, 1890. Pastor Pullman, Washington (as member “Yale Band”), 1890-1894, Ottawa, Illinois, 1895-1905, St. Mary’s Avenue Church, Omaha, Nebraska, 1905-1910. Western secretary American Missionary Association, Chicago, 1910-1917.

Congressional missionary superintendent, Washington, Idaho and Alaska, at Seattle, Washington, 1917-1933. Superintendent Congressional Extension Society of Seattle, 1929-1936. President Congressional Summer Assembly, 1912-1915.

Membership

Member Psi Upsilon.

Connections

Married Jeannette Stuart Woods, September 19, 1895. Children: Elizabeth (Mistress Frederick A. Burwell), Jean (Mistress Richard L. Frayn), Harriet (deceased).

father:
Lyman Baird

mother:
Elizabeth (Warner) Baird

spouse:
Jeannette Stuart Woods

child:
Elizabeth Baird (Mistress Frederick A. Burwell)

child:
Jean Baird (Mistress Richard L. Frayn)

child:
Harriet Baird (deceased)