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Clergyman

Willard Chamberlain Selleck, American clergyman.

Background

Selleck, Willard Chamberlain was born on December 29, 1856 in Ogdensburg, New York, United States. Son of William Henry and Catherine (Phelps) Selleck.

Education

Educated State Normal School, Potsdam, New York. Graduate Theological School St. Lawrence University, 1881, Doctor of Divinity, 1903.

Career

Ordained Universalist ministry, 1881. Pastor, First Church, Clifton Springs, New York, 1881-1883, First Church, Norwood, Massachusetts, 1883-1884, First Church, Franklin Massachusetts, 1884-1890. Founded 1891, and pastor, First Church, Denver, Colorado, 1891-1895.

Pastor, Church of the Mediator, Providence, Rhode Island, 1895-1910, also First Church, Valley Falls, Rhode Island, 1901-1908. Pastor Church of the Reconciliation, Utica, New York, 1915-1919. All Souls’, Riverside, California, 1919-1938, now pastor emeritus.

Vice-president Riverside Council of Social Agencies. Grand chaplain.

Membership

Clubs: The Twenty.

Connections

Married Louise Blackmon, October 27, 1881.; married second, Mistress. Children: Marjorie Louise (deceased), Willard Martineau.

father:
William Henry Selleck

mother:
Catherine (Phelps) Selleck

spouse:
Louise Blackmon

spouse:
Mistress

child:
Willard Martineau Selleck

child:
Marjorie Louise Selleck (deceased)