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Willard Dayton Brown

Clergyman

Willard Dayton Brown, American clergyman. Member Publication Council, Christian Intelligencer, Mission Field (contributing editor); member Council of Church Bds. of Education; Member Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Upsilon.

Background

Brown, Willard Dayton was born on February 15, 1874 in Seward, New York, United States. Son of William and Irene (Moore) Brown.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Union College, Schenectady, New York, 1900. Graduate Theological Seminary, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1903. Studied Teachers College (Columbia).

Doctor of Divinity, Hope College, Holland, Michigan, 1921.

Career

Ordained ministry Reformed Church in America, 1903. Pastor Middletown, New Jersey, 1903-1905, North Reformed Church, Passaic, New Jersey, 1905-1920. Secretary Progress Campaign Committee, Reformed Church in America, 1919-1920.

General secretary board of education, Reformed Church in America, August 1920-1945, secretary emeritus since 1945. Acting pastor Jay Gould Reformed Church, Roxbury, New York, 1945-1948, supply pastor since 1948.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: History of the Reformed Church in America. My Confession of Faith.

Membership

Member Publication Council, Christian Intelligencer, Mission Field (contributing editor). Member Council of Church Bds. of Education. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Upsilon.

Connections

Married Eva Van Woert, April.; married second, Mabel Frances Cronk, August, 1931.

father:
William Brown

mother:
Irene (Moore) Brown

spouse:
Eva Van Woert

spouse:
Mabel Frances Cronk