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Thomas Bickford

Clergyman , educator

Thomas Bickford, American clergyman, educator.

Background

Bickford, Thomas was born on December 30, 1853 in Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Thomas and Temperance Snow (Foster) Bickford.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Colgate, 1875, A.M., 1890.

Career

Ordained Baptist ministry, 1875. Pastor State Street Church, Lowville, New York, 1876-1878, Vail Avenue Church, Troy, 1878-1880. Entered ministry of Congressional Church.

Pastor World Memorial Congressional Church, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1882-1887, 1st Church, Branford, Connecticut, 1887-1892, 1st Church, Springfield, Vermont, 1892-1896, 1st Church, Stoughton, Massachusetts, 1902-1906. Founder, 1906, and principal Sea Pines Personality School for Girls.

Connections

Married Anna M. Searl, July 23, 1878.

father:
Thomas Bickford

mother:
Temperance Snow (Foster) Bickford

spouse:
Anna M. Searl