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William Charles Sainsbury

Clergyman

William Charles Sainsbury, British clergyman. Member Dickens; Member Brooklyn Clerical Union.; Mason (32°, Shriner).

Background

Sainsbury, William Charles was born on January 11, 1882 in London, England. Son of Charles Augustus and Mary Annie (Aylett) Sainsbury.

Education

Full course, Hartley Theological College, Manchester, 1905-1907. Bachelor of Arts, Ripon (Wisconsin) College, 1917. Doctor of Divinity, Hamline, 1925.

Career

Came to the United States, 1911, naturalized, 1917. Ordained ministry Methodist Episcopal Church, 1908. Pastor Orfordville, Wisconsin, 1911-1914, Ripon, Wisconsin, 1914-1917, Green Bay, Wisconsin, 1917-1919, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1919-1929, First Church, Fargo, North Dakota, 1929-1932, University Mechanical Engineering Church, Brooklyn, New York, 1936-1946.

Pastor Fenimore Street Methodist Church, Brooklyn, 1946-1951. Retired 1951.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor health articles in “Everybody’s Health”. Radio speaker under title “The Gist of Things” (weekly). Lecturer and dramatic impersonator many seasons in Chautaqua and Lyceum courses.Reader of Dickens’ works. Contributor devotional articles to mags.

Membership

Member Dickens; Member Brooklyn Clerical Union. Mason (32°, Shriner).

Connections

Married Euphemia W. Scott, December 20, 1909. Children: Euphemia Steele Scott, Augustus William, Leonard Robert.

father:
Charles Augustus Sainsbury

mother:
Mary Annie (Aylett) Sainsbury

spouse:
Euphemia W. Scott

child:
Euphemia Steele Scott Sainsbury

child:
Augustus William Sainsbury

child:
Leonard Robert Sainsbury