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Marion Daniel Shutter


Marion Daniel Shutter, American clergyman. Member Board of Lectureship, Universalist Church, 1919.


Shutter, Marion Daniel was born on August 4, 1853 in New Philadelphia, Ohio, United States. Son of Peter K. and Alethia M. (Haag) Shutter.


Bachelor of Arts, University of Wooster, 1876, A.M., 1879. Bachelor of Divinity, Baptist Theological Seminary, Chicago, 1881. Doctor of Divinity, Canton Theological Seminary, New York, 1900.

Doctor of Laws, Fargo (North Dakota) College, 1921.


Ordained Baptist ministry, 1881. Pastor Olivet Baptist Church, Minneapolis, 1881-1886. Changed views and pastor First Universalist Church, Minneapolis, 1886, 1934-1938.

Founded Unity Settlement, 1897, president of the board, 1897-1938. President Minneapolis Vice Commission, 1910-1911, Morals Commission, 1911-1912, Univeralist General Convention, 1911-1915. President Minnesota Charter Commission, 1920-1932.

Author: Wit and Humor of the Bible, 1892. Justice and Mercy, 1894. A Child of Nature, 1896.

Joint editor: Progressive Men of Minnesota, 1897. Applied Evolution, 1900. The Way the Preachers Pray, 1900.

Life of James Harvey Tuttle, 1905. Report of Minneapolis Vice Commission, 1911. Editor: History of Minneapolis, 1922.


Member Board of Lectureship, Universalist Church, 1919.


Married Mary E. Wilkinson, June 30, 1887.

Peter K. Shutter

Alethia M. (Haag) Shutter

Mary E. Wilkinson