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Clergyman

William Ellsworth Strong, American clergyman.

Background

Strong, William Ellsworth was born on April 9, 1860 in S. Natick, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Elnathan Ellsworth Strong and Elizabeth Gilman (Mitchell) Strong.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth, 1882, Doctor of Divinity, 1912. Graduate Hartford Theological Seminary, 1885.

Career

Ordained Congleton ministry, 1885. Pastor Washington Street Church, Beverly, Massachusetts, 1885-1895, First Church, Jackson, Michigan, 1895-1901, First Church, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1901-1906. Editorial secretary, 1907-1921, correspondent secretary, 1921-1930, American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions Editor Missionary Herald, 1906-1921.

Trustee Hartford Theological Seminary, Jaffna College, Ceylon, Fukien Christian U., China. Author: The Story of the American Board, 1910. Home: Newtonville, Mass.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Missionary Herald, 1906-1921. Trustee Hartford Theological Seminary, Jaffna College, Ceylon, Fukien Christian U., China. Author: The Story of the American Board, 1910.

Connections

Married Ellen Olmsted, June 28, 1887. Children: Margaret (Mistress Stuart M. Hill), Ellsworth Olmsted (deceased), Helen Webster (Mistress Harold H. Lounsberry), Robert Chamberlain.

father:
Elnathan Ellsworth Strong Strong

mother:
Elizabeth Gilman (Mitchell) Strong

spouse:
Ellen Olmsted

child:
Margaret Strong (Mistress Stuart M. Hill)

child:
Ellsworth Olmsted Strong (deceased)

child:
Helen Webster Strong (Mistress Harold H. Lounsberry)

child:
Robert Chamberlain Strong