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William Sheafe Chase

Clergyman

William Sheafe Chase, American clergyman. Member International Reform Federation (superintendent 1926-1936, president 1936-1937), Lord’s Day Alliance of the United States (director), Society for Prevention of Crime (director), Fourminute manitoba World War.

Background

Chase, William Sheafe was born on January 11, 1858 in Amboy, Lee County, Illinois, United States. Son of Newton Simpson and Harriet Fish (Peckham) Chase.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Brown U., 1881, A.M., 1885, Doctor of Divinity, 1912. Bachelor of Divinity, Episcopal Theological School, 1885.

Career

Deacon, 1885, priest, 1886, Protestant Episcopal Church.

Assistant minister Emmanuel Church, Boston, September-October 1885. Rector St. James Church, Woonsocket, Rhode Island, 1885-1902. Honorary canon Cathedral of the Incarnation, Garden City, Long Island, and chaplain St. Paul’s School, 1902-1905.

Rector Christ Church, Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, 1905-1932 (rector honorarius). President Religious Union for World Peace, since 1937.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Catechism on Motion Pictures in Inter-State Commerce (New York Civic League), 1922. Amicus Curiæ, to Supreme Court of the United States Court Against Repeal of the 18th Amendment, 1933. The Spirit for the New Era, 1934.

Membership

Member International Reform Federation (superintendent 1926-1936, president 1936-1937), Lord’s Day Alliance of the United States (director), Society for Prevention of Crime (director), Fourminute manitoba World War.

Connections

Married Susan Gladding Collins, January 11, 1887 (died 1897).; married second, Fannie Louise Jackson, April.

father:
Newton Simpson Chase

mother:
Harriet Fish (Peckham) Chase

spouse:
Susan Gladding Collins

spouse:
Fannie Louise Jackson