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Marion Franklin Ham

Clergyman

Marion Franklin Ham, American clergyman. Member Hymn Society of America, Unitarian Ministerial Union, Cambridge Association of Ministers.

Background

Ham, Marion Franklin was born on February 18, 1867 in Harveysburg, Ohio, United States. Son of George Wilson and Marcia Emily (Haynes) Ham.

Education

Educational public schools. Doctor of Divinity, Meadville Theological School, Chicago, 1942.

Career

Newspaper reporter, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 1891-1892. Clerk in Chattanooga banks, 1892-1897. Ordained Unitarian ministry, 1898.

Minister All Souls Church, Chattanooga, 1898-1904. First Unitarian Church, Dallas, Texas, 1904-1909. Unitarian Church, Reading, Massachusetts, 1909-1934 (now emeritus), Waverly Unitarian Church, Belmont, Massachusetts, 1934-1942.

Now emeritus; Unitarian Church, Gardner, Massachusetts, 1943-1945, emeritus since 1945. Citation of Honor, The Religious Arts Guild, 1947. Citation of honor, Chattanooga Audubon Society, 1949.

Honorary chaplain Reading.

Membership

Member Hymn Society of America, Unitarian Ministerial Union, Cambridge Association of Ministers.

Connections

Married Mary Louise Jenkins, January 27, 1902. Children: Robert E., Marcia L. Rightmire.

father:
George Wilson Ham

mother:
Marcia Emily (Haynes) Ham

spouse:
Mary Louise Jenkins

child:
Robert E. Ham

child:
Marcia L. Rightmire Ham