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William Horace Day was an American clergyman.


Day, William Horace was born on November 26, 1866 in Bloomingdale, Illinois, United States. Son of Warren Finney (Doctor of Divinity) and Rachel (Beith) D.


Bachelor of Arts, Amherst, 1889, A.M., 1892. Student Yale Division School. Bachelor of Divinity, Chicago Theological Seminary, 1892.

University of Chicago traveling fellow, Oxford, England, 1894-1895, Berlin, Germany, 1895-1896, graduate student, 1896-1898. Doctor of Divinity, Amherst, 1906.


Ordained Congleton ministry, 1892. Assistant pastor New England Church, Chicago, 1892-1894, First Church, Aurora, Illinois, 1896-1900, First Church, Los Angeles, 1900-1917 (associate with father until latters death, 1913, one of the few cases where father and son occupied same pulpit). Pastor United Congressional Church, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1917-1937, active emeritus since 1937.

Moderator National Council Congressional Churches of the United States, 1917-1919. President American Missionary Association, 1923-1927, Congressional Home Bds., 1927 Congressional delegate to Stockholm Conference on Life and Work, 1925. Delegate to Lausanne Conference on Faith and Order, 1927, Oxford Conference on Life and Work, 1937, Edinburgh Conference on Faith and Order, 1937.

Elected chairman of the executive committee International Congressional Council. President Fairfield County, Amherst Club.


Member of Delta Kappa Epsilon. Clubs: University, Rotary.


Married Julia Huntington.

Warren Finney Day

Julia Huntington.