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Sanford William Corcoran

Clergyman

Sanford William Corcoran, Canadian clergyman.

Background

Corcoran, Sanford William was born on February 25, 1876 in Ontario, Canada. Son of John Sanford and Ann Jane (Highfield) Corcoran.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1904, Doctor of Divinity, 1924. Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Boston University, 1906, graduate student, 1906-1907.

Career

Came to the United States, 1898, naturalized, 1903. Assistant pastor Christ Church, Pittsburgh, 1907-1909. Pastor Walton Church, Pittsburgh, 1909-1911, Ben Avon Church, Pittsburgh, 1911-1917, 1st Methodist Episcopal Church, Beaver, Pennsylvania, 1917-1922.

Superintendent Washington District, Pittsburgh Conference, 1922-1924, Allegheny District, 1924-1926. General superintendent Bachelor of Medicine Church, Union (now Methodist Church Union), Pittsburgh, since 1926.

Membership

Member General Conference Mechanical Engineering Church, 1928, 32, 36, 40 (judiciary committee 1936 conference), Board Education of Methodist Episcopal Church, 1928-1936, 6th Ecumenical Methodist Conference, 1931, Pittsburgh Council of Churches of Christ (Executive Committee), Pennsylvania Council of Churches, Budget Committee of Community Fund of Pittsburgh, Federal Council of Churches of Christ in America, 1928-1932. Member Executive Committee Board of Home Missions and Church Extension of Methodist Episcopal Church, 1936-1940.

Connections

Married Anne Kunes, July 1909. Children: Sanford William, John.

father:
John Sanford Corcoran

mother:
Ann Jane (Highfield) Corcoran

spouse:
Anne Kunes

child:
John Corcoran

child:
Sanford William Corcoran