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Silas Ellsworth Idleman Edit Profile

Clergyman

Silas Ellsworth Idleman, American clergyman. Member Emergency Committee Near East Relief.

Background

Idleman, Silas Ellsworth was born on December 29, 1863 in Mansfield, Ohio, United States. Son of Amos H. and Sarah (Hippard) Idleman.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1889, A.M., 1899, Doctor of Divinity, 1908. Boston University, 1891. Bachelor of Divinity, Drew Theological Seminary, Madison, New Jersey, 1898.

Career

Pastor, Chesterville, O., 1889-1891, Utica, O., 1903-1907, Huntington, West Virginia, 1898, Iberia, O., 1899-1900, Galion, O., 1900-1904. Presiding elder Mansfield (O.) District, 1904-1908, district superintendent, 1908-1910. President Clark University, South Atlanta, Georgia., 1910-1912.

President Gammon Theological Seminary, South Atlanta, 1910-1914. Pastor First Church, Bradford, Pennsylvania, 1914-1916. District superintendent Olean (New York) District Genesee Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church Church, 1916-1918.

Regional religious director Young Men’s Christian Association, St. Nazaire, France, 1918-1919. Pastor Grace Church, Rochester, New York, 1919-1920, Snyder Memorial Church, Jacksonville, Florida, 1920-1923. District superintendent Miami District St. Johns River Conference, 1923-1926.

Pastor First Methodist Episcopal Church, South Miami, since 1926.

Membership

Member Emergency Committee Near East Relief.

Connections

Married Maude E., d. Children: Pearl Kendall (wife of Review.

father:
Amos H. Idleman

mother:
Sarah (Hippard) Idleman

spouse:
Maude E.

child:
Pearl Kendall (wife of Rev Idleman