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Thomas Paine Potter

Clergyman

Thomas Paine Potter, American clergyman. Member King of Kings” committee.

Background

Potter, Thomas Paine was born on October 27, 1875 in Blairstown, Iowa, United States. Son of Ellis Wilson and Susannah Maria (Jackson) Potter.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa, 1905, Doctor of Divinity, 1942.

Career

1 son, Thomas Paine, Junior Ordained ministry Methodist Episcopal Church, 1899. Various pastorates, 1899-1914. Field secretary Iowa Methodist Hospital, Des Moines, 1914-1916.

Pastor, 1916-1919; with apportionment department World Service Committee, Methodist Episcopal Church, 1919-1925. Assistant editor General Minutes of Methodist Episcopal Church, 1925-1941. Secretary Statistical Office of Methodist Church, 1941-1944, Methodist.

Membership

Member King of Kings” committee.

Connections

Married Alma H. Burlingame, June 27, 1900 (died April.; married second, Gertrude May Campbell, May 3, 1916. Children: Ruth Hannah, Paul Burlingame.

father:
Ellis Wilson Potter

mother:
Susannah Maria (Jackson) Potter

spouse:
Gertrude May Campbell

spouse:
Alma H. Burlingame

child:
Paul Burlingame Potter

child:
Ruth Hannah Potter