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Clergyman

Raymond M. West, American clergyman.

Background

West, Raymond M. was born on October 16, 1862 in Shiloh, New Jersey, United States. Son of Hosea Davis and Sarah (Wescott) W.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Bucknell U., Pennsylvania, 1889, A.M., 1892. Graduate Crozer Theological Seminary, 1892. Doctor of Divinity, Denison, 1907.

Career

Student pastor, Warrensville, Pennsylvania, 1886-1889, 3d Church, Camden, New Jersey, 1889-1890, Summer St. Mission of 1st Church of Philadelphia, 1891-1892. Ordained Baptist ministry, June 1892. Pastor Lehigh Avenue Church, Philadelphia, 1892-1903, 1st Church, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1903-1908, Park Avenue Church, Rochester, New York, 1908-1915.

Executive secretary New Jersey Baptist Convention, Newark, 1915-1920. Executive secretary life work department of board of promotions of Northern Baptist Convention, 1920-1921. Pastor Lewisburg (Pennsylvania) Baptist Church and student pastor, Bucknell U., September 1, since 1921.

Trustee Minnesota State Convention, 1903-1908, Rochester Theological Seminary, since 1910, Bucknell U., since 1923. Official representative Northern Baptist Convention War Commission in New Jersey, 1917-1919. Member General Board Promotion of Northern Baptist Convention, and of Administrative Committee, 1919-1920.

Member board of managers, Pennsylvania Baptist General Convention, since 1924. Home: Lewisburg, Pa.

Membership

Member General Board Promotion of Northern Baptist Convention, and of Administrative Committee, 1919-1920. Member board of managers, Pennsylvania Baptist General Convention, since 1924.

Connections

Married Harriet Eldredge, June 6, 1892. Children: Ethel Egbert, Russell Eldredge.

father:
Hosea Davis Bachelor of Arts

mother:
Sarah (Wescott) W.: Bachelor of Arts

spouse:
Harriet Eldredge

child:
Ethel Egbert West

child:
Russell Eldredge West