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Clergyman

Milton Asa Marcy, American clergyman. Mason (32 degree, Scottish Rite).; Rotarian.

Background

Marcy, Milton Asa was born on December 4, 1888 in Mandan, North Dakota, United States. Son of Joseph Edwin and Laura Lalinda (Andrews) Marcy.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Willamette U., Salem, Oregon, 1915, Doctor of Divinity, 1929. Bachelor of Divinity, Kimball School of Theology, Salem, Oregon, 1915.

Career

Ordained to ministry of Methodist Church, 1913. Pastor, Falls City, Oregon, 1913-1915, Dayton, 1915-1921, McMinnville, 1921-1922, Hillsboro, 1922-1925, Forest Grove, 1925-1929. Superintendent Salem District, 1929-1933.

Pastor, Sunnyside Church, Portland, Oregon, 1933-1939. Superintendent Portland District, 1939-1941. Pastor First Church, Tacoma, Washington, 1911-1951.

Superintendent Forest Grove District from 1951. Secretary Oregon Council of Churches, 1933-1939. Member Board of Home Missions, 1931-1932.

Director Good-Will Industries. Registrar and dean. Portland Area Summer School, 1943-1947. Trustee Willamette U., 1925-1942.

College of Puget Sound from 1942. Director Tacoma Community Chest, 1942-1948. President Tacoma Council of Churches, 1943-1945, director Tacoma Council, Boy Scouts of America (30-year veteran Scouter).

Director Oregon Anti-Liquor League, 1930-1942. President Washington Temperance Association since 1942. President board ministerial training and qualifications, from 1945.

Executive Committee, P.N.W. annual conference. Trustee board conference claimants. Trustee Wesley Gardens.

Membership

Mason (32 degree, Scottish Rite).

Connections

Married Nellie Rickson, September 6, 1911. Children: Carl Milton, Donald Eugene, Helen Mildred, Bernice Lillian, Carol Barbara.

father:
Joseph Edwin Marcy

mother:
Laura Lalinda (Andrews) Marcy

spouse:
Nellie Rickson

child:
Carl Milton Marcy

child:
Donald Eugene Marcy

child:
Helen Mildred Marcy

child:
Bernice Lillian Marcy

child:
Carol Barbara Marcy