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Clergyman , lecturer

Thomas Edward Potterton, American clergyman, lecturer. Mason.

Background

Potterton, Thomas Edward was born on May 15, 1868 in Clarksburg, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Abraham and Mary M. (Miller) Potterton.

Education

Graduated from St. Lawrence University Theological School, 1891. Doctor of Divinity from same.

Career

Ordained ministry Universalist Church, 1891. Pastor successively, Brookline, Somerville and Taunton, Massachusetts, and of Church of Our Father, Brooklyn. New York, March since 1903.

Chairman Board Foreign Missions, 1917-1921. Vice president General Convention Universalist Church, 1923-1927. President New York Convention Universalists, 1926-1927, trustee, term 1933-1936.

President of the board Theological School, St. Lawrence University. Extensive traveler and widely known as lecturer.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Anna T. Nye, 1893.

father:
Abraham Potterton

mother:
Mary M. (Miller) Potterton

spouse:
Anna T. Nye