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Philetus Theodore Pockman

Clergyman

Philetus Theodore Pockman, American clergyman.

Background

Pockman, Philetus Theodore was born on February 26, 1853 in E. Greenbush, New York, United States. Son of John Niver and Almira (Snook) Pockman.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Rutgers, 1875, A.M., 1878 (Doctor of Divinity, 1894). Graduate New Brunswick Theological Seminary, 1878.

Career

Ordained Reformed Church ministry, 1878. Pastor, Fairfield, New Jersey, 1878-1880, Greenville Church, Jersey City, New Jersey, 1881-1886, First Church, New Brunswick, January 1, 1887-January 1, 1912, First Presbyterian Church, Alden, New York, 1912-1916, 1st Reformed Church, Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey, May since 1916. President General Synod Reformed Church in America, 1911-1912.

President Board of Education Reformed Church, 1908-1912. Stated clerk Board of Supts., New Brunswick Theological Seminary, 16 years.

Connections

Married Annie Latourette Boice, December 6, 1881.

father:
John Niver Pockman

mother:
Almira (Snook) Pockman

spouse:
Annie Latourette Boice