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Clergyman

Robert William Gammon, American clergyman.

Background

Gammon, Robert William was born on July 15, 1867 in California, Missouri, United States. Son of Noah and Adaline (Buchanan) Gammon.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Earlham College, Indiana, 1895. Bachelor of Divinity, Chicago Theological Seminary, 1899. Doctor of Divinity, Tabor, 1912, Chicago Theological Seminary, 1920.

Career

Marie Elizabeth Quinn. married 2d, Sallie A. McDermott, November 27, 1947. Ordained Congleton ministry, 1898. Pastor Whitewater Friends’ Meeting, Richmond, Indiana, Congregational Church, Big Rock, Illinois, Pilgrim Church, Pueblo, Colorado, First Church, Decatur, Illinois, until 1911.

Education secretary for the interior, Congregational Educational Society, 1911-1925, associate secretary, 1925-1936. Special representative, Congressional Education Society since 1936. Western correspondent Congregationalist and its successor The Advance, 1914-1942.

Executive secretary Midwest Pastoral Relations Committee since 1938. Founder, Tower Hill Camp, Sawyer, Michigan.

Membership

Mason (K.T.).

Connections

Married May E. Thomas, August 27, 1891.

father:
Noah Gammon

mother:
Adaline (Buchanan) Gammon

spouse:
May E. Thomas