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Clergyman

Paul Sperry, American clergyman. Member Theta Delta Chi.; Mason.; Club: Cosmos.

Background

Sperry, Paul was born on January 11, 1879 in Ashtabula, Ohio, United States. Son of Andrew Fuller and Hannah (Bassett) Sperry.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, George Washington University, 1902. Graduate New Church Theological School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1905.

Career

1 son, Arthur. Ordained ministry General Convention of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian), 1905. Pastor Bath, Maine, 1905-1908, Brockton, Massachusetts, 1908-1915, Church of the Holy City, Washington, District of Columbia, 1915-1942, pastor emeritus, from 1942. Secretary Board of Missions, Swedenborgian Church, 1909-1928.

President General Convention of the New Jerusalem, 1928-1932. Director National Library for the Blind, 1932, Library of Congress, 1946-1949.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Words of Life, 1917.

Membership

Member Theta Delta Chi. Mason.; Club: Cosmos.

Connections

Married Josephine Shallenberger, November 7, 1906.

father:
Andrew Fuller Sperry

mother:
Hannah (Bassett) Sperry

spouse:
Josephine Shallenberger