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Samuel Simpson

minister (clergy member) , State legislator

Samuel Simpson, American state legislator, minister (clergy member). Member Connecticut Academy Fine Arts.

Background

Simpson, Samuel was born on November 24, 1868 in Centreville, Michigan, United States. Son of Thomas and Sarah (Gibson) Simpson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Olivet College, 1891, A.M., 1894. Bachelor of Divinity, Oberlin Theological Seminary, 1894. Post-graduate study in church history, Hartford Theological Seminary, 1896-1898, Doctor of Philosophy., 1902.

Student of history, University of Berlin, 1900-1901.

Career

Ordained Congleton ministry, 1894. Pastor Garner, Iowa, 1894-1896, Chardon, Ohio, 1898-1900.

Associate professor American church history, Hartford Theological Seminary, 1902-1909. Member Connecticut General Assembly, 1929-1931. Vice president, director Says.

Bank of Tolland, Connecticut.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Life of Ulrich Zwingli, Swiss Patriot and Reformer, 1902. Landscape painter

Membership

Member Connecticut Academy Fine Arts. Clubs: Salmagundi (New York).

Connections

Married Edith Bishop Sumner, November 17, 1898.

father:
Thomas Simpson

mother:
Sarah (Gibson) Simpson

spouse:
Edith Bishop Sumner