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Clergyman

Murray Shipley Howland, American clergyman. Member Phi Beta Kappa.; Mason.

Background

Howland, Murray Shipley was born on November 22, 1874 in Wilmington, Delaware, United States. Son of Charles S. and Mary C. (Shipley) Howland.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1897. Doctor of Divinity, 1922. Student Auburn Theological Seminary, 1897-1899.

Graduate Union Theological Seminary, 1900. Student of University Berlin, one semester, 1898, University of Oxford, 1926.

Career

Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1900. Assistant pastor West End Church, New York City, 1900-1902. Pastor South Church, Syracuse, New York, 1902-1912.

Lafayette Avenue Church, Buffalo, 1912-1929. 1st Church, Binghamton, New York, 1929-1948. Chairman Social Survey of Syracuse, 1911.

Chairman of Commission of Presbyterians that issued “The Affirmation,” etc. Member Council of Synod of New York 2 terms, 1930-1936. Member editorial council and board directors Presbyterian Tribune.

With Young Men’s Christian Association in military camps, fall of 1917, in France, February-October 1918. Cited in regimental orders. Recommended for Croix de Guerre.

Trustee Binghamton Public Library, 1937-1948. Appointed by Governor Lehman member Committee of 27 on Minority Groups and National Defense, 1940, reapptd. by Governor Dewey, 1943. Chaplain, Buffalo General Hospital, 1947.

Membership

Member Phi Beta Kappa. Mason.; Clubs: Torch.

Connections

Married Margaret Merrill Granger, August 3, 1909. Children: Murray Shipley, Margaret Granger, Katherine, John Christopher.

father:
Charles S. Howland

mother:
Mary C. (Shipley) Howland

spouse:
Margaret Merrill Granger

child:
Murray Shipley Howland

child:
Margaret Granger Howland

child:
Katherine Howland

child:
John Christopher Howland