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Thomas Millison Pender

Clergyman

Thomas Millison Pender, American clergyman. Awarded first prize Intercollegiate Oratorical Contest, University of Pittsburgh, 1910. Member American Academy Political and Social Science, Academy Political Science, International Society Theta Phi.; Mason (33 degree), Rotarian.

Background

Pender, Thomas Millison was born on February 11, 1888 in Lebanon, Illinois, United States. Son of Review Jacob Thomas and Martha E. (Hanner) Pender.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Pittsburgh, 1910, Doctor of Divinity, 1929. Bachelor of Divinity, Drew U., 1927. A.M., Columbia, 1918.

Doctor of Philosophy., Webster U., 1935.

Career

Ordained ministry Methodist Episcopal Church, 1910. Pastor Mount Lebanon and Walton chs., Pittsburgh, 1910-1914, S. Orange, New Jersey, 1914-1925, Englewood, New Jersey, 1925-1930, Trenton, New Jersey, 1930-1934, St. James Church, Chicago, 1934-1945. Pastor First Church, Waukegan, Illinois, from July, 1945.

Trustee Methodist Deaconess Board, Chicago Deaconess Society, Mechanical Engineering Home for Aged, Ocean Grove, New Jersey, 1920-1928. Member Board of Education, Newark, 1915-1930. Member Newark and New Jersey conferences.

Methodist Church, 1914-1934. Delegate to First North Central Jurisdictional Conference of Mathematics Church, 1930. President of the Cathedral of the Air.

Membership

Member American Academy Political and Social Science, Academy Political Science, International Society Theta Phi. Mason (33 degree), Rotarian.

Connections

Married Jessie Florence Jarrett, June 17, 1913 (deceased).

father:
Review Jacob Thomas Pender

mother:
Martha E. (Hanner) Pender

spouse:
Jessie Florence Jarrett