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Clergyman

Thomas Frederick Williams, American clergyman.

Background

Williams, Thomas Frederick was born on November 5, 1876 in Gentryville, Indiana, United States. Son of Jacob Frederick M. and Arlevia Elizabeth (Bunton) Williams.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, DePauw, 1907, Doctor of Divinity, 1925. Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Boston University, 1912.

Career

Teacher public schools, Indiana, 1894-1899. Pastor Francisco Circuit, Indiana, 1900-1901. Student pastor W. Washington Street Church, Indianapolis, 1901-1909, High Street Church, Somersworth, N.H., 1909-1912.

Ordained Mechanical Engineering ministry, 1904. Pastor Plainfield, Indiana, 1912-1916, Valparaiso, 1916-1919, Trinity Church, Lafayette, Indiana, since May 1919. Dean, Battle Ground Epworth League Institute, 1925-1934.

Delaware to General Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church Church, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1924, Kansas City, Missoury, 1928, Atlantic City, New Jersey, 1932. Member North Central Jurisdictional Conference Methodist Church, Chicago, 1940. President Preachers Aid Society Northwest Indiana Conference.

President of the board of trustees Indiana Anti-Saloon League. Member board directors, Anti-Saloon League of America.

Membership

Member North Central Jurisdictional Conference, Minneapolis, 1944. In Paebar’s Anthology of Verse, and Who’s Who In Poetry in America. Member Theta Phi, Delta Upsilon. Rotarian (delegate International Convention, Boston, 1933). Mason (York Rite; 32°).

Connections

Married Edith Johnson, August 3, 1910. 1 son, Thomas E.

father:
Jacob Frederick M. Williams

mother:
Arlevia Elizabeth (Bunton) Williams

spouse:
Edith Johnson