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Clergyman , educator

William George Chanter, Canadian clergyman, educator. Awarded British Great War Medal. Special contributor Zions Herald, Boston, 1939-1946. Member American Philosophical Association, National Association Biblical Instrs., N.E. Conference of the Methodist Church, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Nu Theta.

Background

Chanter, William George was born on July 29, 1884 in New Carlisle, Province of Quebec, Canada. Son of Charles Frederick and Julia (Ford) Chanter.

Education

Graduate Wilbraham (Mass).

Career

Ordained, Mechanical Engineering ministry, 1916. Pastor Upton, Massachusetts, 1914-1916, Cliftondale Church, Saugus, Massachusetts, 1918-1919. Frank D. Howard fellow, Boston University School Theology, 1919-1920.

Member of faculty Wesleyan University, 1920-1941, professor ethics and religion, 1922-1941. Dean of freshmen, 1927-1928, dean of University, 1930-1935. Pastor College Church, 1928-1941, Broadway Methodist Church, Somerville, Massachusetts, 1941-1942.

Visiting professor, Drew Theological Seminary, Madison, New Jersey, 1942-1943, professor of English Bible since 1943. Army secretary Young Men’s Christian Association, with Indian Expeditionary Force in Mesopotamia, 1916-1917.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: A Self Worth Having, 1938. The Prophets, 1946.

Membership

Member American Philosophical Association, National Association Biblical Instrs., N.E. Conference of the Methodist Church, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Nu Theta.

Connections

father:
Charles Frederick Chanter

mother:
Julia (Ford) Chanter