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William Oliver Brackett

clergyman.

William Oliver Brackett, American clergyman. Fellow Corporation Lake Forest (Illinois) Academy; Member advisory council of Sunday Evening; Member Church Extension Board, Presbytery of Chicago.; Member Phi Delta Theta, Chicago Cleric.

Background

Brackett, William Oliver was born on April 5, 1901 in Sherman, Texas, United States. Son of William Oliver and Elizabeth Wilson (Moore) Brackett.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Missouri, 1924. Th.B., Princeton Theological Seminary, 1928. Doctor of Philisophy, University of Edinourgh, Scotland, 1935.

Doctor of Divinity, Missouri Valley College, 1941.

Career

Assistant minister St. George’s West Church, Edinburgh, 1928-1930. Associate minister Westport Presbyterian Church, Kansas City, Missoury, 1930-1934. Minister-in-charge Collegiate Church of St. Nicholas, New York City, 1935-1936.

Minister First Presbyterian Church, Lake Forest, Illinois, since 1936. Trustee Ferry Hall, Lake Forest, Illinois, Princeton Theological Seminary, Presbytery of Chicago.

Works

  • Contributor articles to religious journals.

Membership

Fellow Corporation Lake Forest (Illinois) Academy. Member advisory council of Sunday Evening. Member Church Extension Board, Presbytery of Chicago.

Member Phi Delta Theta, Chicago Cleric. Clubs: Onwentsia, Winter (Lake Forest).

Connections

Married Nancy Alexis Thomson, June 24, 1931. Children: Joanna Elizabeth, Thomas Oliver, Sarah Evershed.

father:
William Oliver Brackett

mother:
Elizabeth Wilson (Moore) Brackett

spouse:
Nancy Alexis Thomson

children:
Joanna Elizabeth Brackett

Thomas Oliver Brackett

Sarah Evershed Brackett