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Clergyman , lecturer

Nathan Howard Gist, American clergyman, lecturer. Mason, Odd.


Gist, Nathan Howard was born on September 23, 1885 in Marion, Iowa, United States. Son of William Wesley and Lillian (Hurlburt) Gist.


Student Coe College, 1899-1900, Iowa State Teachers College, Cedar Falls, 1903-1905, State University of Iowa, 1905-1907. Doctor ol Dental Surgery, Northwestern University, 1908. A.M., Clark University, 1916.


1 son, Richard Revington. Ordained ministry Congressional Church, 1910. Pastor First Congressional Church, Humeston, Iowa, 1909-1912, Clarion, Iowa, 1912-1914, Webster, Massachusetts, 1914-1918, Pilgrim Congressional Church, Leominster, Massachusetts, 1918-1921, First Congressional Church, Clinton, Massachusetts, 1921-1943.

Associate minister Marble Collegiate Church, New York City, since 1955. President and managing editor Leominster Daily Enterprise, 1921-1936. Editorial writer for Grit, 1919-1955.

On speakers’ staff National Association Manufacturers, 1943-1944. Lecturer and after-dinner speaker. Instructor international economics, political science, ethics and journalism, Nichols Junior College, Dudley, Massachusetts, 1936-1938.

Trustee Leominster Hospital.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Life as Its Best, 1925. Also many brochures.


Mason, Odd; Clubs: Rotary (1st president, 1919-1955).


Married Mabel Revington, November 28, 1907 (died June 20, 1933).

William Wesley Gist

Lillian (Hurlburt) Gist

Mabel Revington