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Clergyman

M. Joseph Twomey, Irish clergyman. Member of Executive Committee Northern Bap. Convention, 1913-1919,; member board Maine Baptist Convention 1908-1913, New Jersey Baptist Convention, 1916-1930; member of the board of trustees, New Jersey Baptist Convention, 1937-1942; Mason (32°).

Background

Twomey, M. Joseph was born on January 10, 1871 in Killarney, Ireland. Son of Timothy and Hannah (Conner) Twomey.

Education

B.Ph., Brown U., 1900, Doctor of Divinity, 1921. Graduate Newton Theological Institution, Newton Centre, Massachusetts, 1903. Doctor of Laws, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1934.

Career

Came to the United States, 1890, naturalized, 1902. Ordained ministry Baptist Church, 1903. Pastor Danielson, Connecticut, 1903-1905, Portland, Maine, 1905-1914, Peddle Memorial Church, Newark, New Jersey, 1914-1930, Baptist Temple, Philadelphia, 1930-1935, North Orange Baptist Church, Orange, New Jersey, 1937-1942.

Interim pastor First Baptist Church, October 1942-February 1943, First Baptist Church, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, September 1943-April 1946, Yarmouth, Maine since September 1946.

Membership

Member of Executive Committee Northern Bap. Convention, 1913-1919. Member board Maine Baptist Convention 1908-1913, New Jersey Baptist Convention, 1916-1930.

Member of the board of trustees, New Jersey Baptist Convention, 1937-1942. Mason (32°).

Connections

Married Ella Caroline Stanton, November 4, 1903.

father:
Timothy Twomey

mother:
Hannah (Conner) Twomey

spouse:
Ella Caroline Stanton