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Clergyman

Ralph Wakefield, American clergyman.

Background

Wakefield, Ralph was born on July 14, 1876 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William Henry Harrison and Mary Jane (Edgar) Wakefield.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Baker U., Baldwin, Kansas, 1898, A.M., 1899. Bachelor of Divinity, Drew Theological Seminary, 1902. Graduate student Columbia, 1901-1902.

Career

Ordained to ministry of Methodist Church, 1902. Successively pastor Wagoner Memorial Church, St. Louis, Trinity Church, St. Louis, Clinton, Missouri, Litchfield, Illinois, First Church, East St. Louis, First Church, Galesburg, Illinois, First Church, Aurora, Illinois, First Church of Englewood, Chicago, First Church of Irving Park, now pastor River Forest, Illinois.

Membership

Member of Executive Committee Illinois Anti-Saloon League. Club: Loch Vista (Geneva Lake, Wisconsin). Mason (K.T.).

Connections

Married Mary Catherine Black, October 12, 1903. Children: William Edgar, Mary Louise (wife of Review. Harry C. Spencer).

father:
William Henry Harrison Wakefield

mother:
Mary Jane (Edgar) Wakefield

spouse:
Mary Catherine Black

child:
William Edgar Wakefield

child:
Mary Louise (wife of Rev Wakefield