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Thomas William Smith

Clergyman

Thomas William Smith, American clergyman. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Smith, Thomas William was born on December 8, 1865 in Jacksonville, Illinois, United States. Son of Thomas William and Annie Eliza (Sisson) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Illinois College, 1887. Yale University, 1887-1888. Graduate Union Theological Seminary, New York, 1894.

Doctor of Divinity, Illinois College, 1908.

Career

By 2d marriage) William Thomas. Taught in Illinois College, 1888-1890. Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1894.

Pastor Lenox (later St. Nicholas Avenue) Church, New York, 1894-1914, Arlington Avenue Church, E. Orange, New Jersey, 1914-1918. Young Men’s Christian Association service overseas, 1918-1919. Minister, Westminster Presbyterian Church, Jacksonville, Illinois, 1920-1924, First Presbyterian Church, Hibbing, Minnesota, 1925-1936.

Pastor First Presbyterian Church, Northville, 1936-1941. Now living in St. Petersburg, Florida, serving as supply. Moderator Presbytery of Duluth, 1931-1932.

Membership

Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Jane L. Russel, September 15, 1904 (died 1906). Married second, Grace Millard French, August 31, 1911. Children: (by 1st marriage) Jane Russel.

father:
Thomas William Smith

mother:
Annie Eliza (Sisson) Smith

spouse:
Jane L. Russel

spouse:
Grace Millard French

child:
Jane Russel Smith