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Samuel Day Bawden

Missionary

Samuel Day Bawden, American missionary. Awarded silver Kaisar-i-Hind medal by British Government, 1919. “for distinguished service in India,” in investigation of social and economic problems of the native population, replaced by gold medal, 1930. Member Madras Republican Council of Missions, National Missionary Council of India, Madras Ednl. Council.

Background

Bawden, Samuel Day was born on December 2, 1868 in Elyria, Ohio, United States. Son of Review H. H. and Harriet Newell (Day) Bawden.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering University of Illinois, 1890. Graduate Rochester Theological Seminary, 1897- Doctor of Laws, Linfield College, 1931. Doctor of Divinity, Denison University, 1931.

Career

Chaplain, State Industrial School, Rochester. New York, 1895-1904; sent to India by American Baptist Foreign Missionary Society, 1904. Manager Industrial Experiment Station, Ongole.

1907-1912, Erukala Industrial Settlement, Kavali, 1914-1933. now grown to four settlements. Treasurer South India Mission and pastorVepery Baptist Church, Madras, 1933-1938. Retired, 1938.

Membership

Member Madras Republican Council of Missions, National Missionary Council of India, Madras Ednl.

Connections

Married Minnie L. Cotton, June 23, 1896. Children: Herbert Newton, Dorothea Caroline.

father:
Review H. H. Bawden

mother:
Harriet Newell (Day) Bawden

spouse:
Minnie L. Cotton

child:
Herbert Newton Bawden

child:
Dorothea Caroline Bawden