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Clergyman

Ulysses Grant Baker Pierce, American clergyman. Club: Cosmos.

Background

Pierce, Ulysses Grant Baker was born on July 17, 1865 in Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Son of Elisha Waterman and Mary Elizabeth (Barney) Pierce.

Education

Educated Hillsdale (Michigan) College, 1886-1890. Bachelor of Divinity, post-graduate studies, Harvard, 1890-1891. Doctor of Divinity, George Washington University, 1909, Hillsdale College, 1909.

Doctor of Philosophy, George Washington University, 1915.

Career

Ordained Unitarian ministry, 1891. Pastor Pomona, California, 1893-1896, Ithaca, New York, 1897-1901, All Souls’, Washington, since 1901. Chaplain United States Senate, 1909-1913.

President Board of Visitors, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital. Secretary Columbia Instn, for the Deaf.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Soul of the Bible, 1907. The Creed of Epictetus, 1916.

Membership

Club: Cosmos.

Connections

Married Florence Lonsbury.

father:
Elisha Waterman Pierce

mother:
Mary Elizabeth (Barney) Pierce

spouse:
Florence Lonsbury.