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Willard Samuel Richardson

minister (clergy member)

Willard Samuel Richardson, American minister (clergy member). Member 7th Regiment New York National Guard 2 years; Member Military Order Loyal Legion, Alpha Delta Phi.

Background

Richardson, Willard Samuel was born on July 30, 1866 in Woburn, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Jesse and Mary M. (Pearson) Richardson.

Education

Student Denison U., Granville, O., International Young Men’s Christian Association College, Springfield, Massachusetts, University of Rochester. Bachelor of Arts, Brown U., 1894. Bachelor of Divinity, Union Theological Seminary, New York, 1897.

Doctor of Civil Law, Acadia U., 1932. Master of Humanics, Springfield College, 1935.

Career

Ordained Baptist ministry, 1897. Assistant and associate minister 5th Avenue Church, New York City, 1894-1909. Head master Neighborhood House, New York, 1906-1909.

Director religious activities, University of Minnesota, 1909-1912. Staff of J. D. Rockefeller, September 1912-January 1941. Trustee International Seminary, East Orange, New Jersey, since 1924, International Young Men’s Christian Association College, Springfield, Massachusetts, since 1925, American Institute of Christian Philosophy since 1926, Colgate-Rochester Divinity School since 1933.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: David, 1907.

Membership

Member 7th Regiment New York National Guard 2 years. Member Military Order Loyal Legion, Alpha Delta Phi.

Connections

Married Laura Alexander, October 26, 1900. Children: Alice Mary, Ruth Alexander, Elisabeth.

father:
Jesse Richardson

mother:
Mary M. (Pearson) Richardson

spouse:
Laura Alexander

child:
Elisabeth Richardson

child:
Ruth Alexander Richardson

child:
Alice Mary Richardson