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Clergyman , lecturer

William Rainey Bennett, American clergyman, lecturer. Member International Lyceum and Chautauqua Association.

Background

Bennett, William Rainey was born on March 22, 1869 in Cynthiana, Indiana, United States. Son of William Thomas and Martha Emily (Carter) Bennett.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Union Christian College, Merom, Indiana, 1893. Studied University of Chicago. Bachelor of Divinity, Chicago Theological Seminary, 1898.

Career

Rainey. Ordained Congleton ministry, 1898. Pastor Darlington, Wisconsin, 1898-1903, Temple Church, Marion, Indiana, 1904-1909. Pastor Liberal Church, Elgin, Illinois, since 1927.

Lyceum lecturer on business and education.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Fighting Blood That Wins.

Membership

Member International Lyceum and Chautauqua Association.

Connections

Married Ethel Clark of Clarinda, Iowa, October 27, 1897. Children: Martha King, Wendell C., Wm.

father:
William Thomas Bennett

mother:
Martha Emily (Carter) Bennett

spouse:
Ethel Clark of Clarinda

child:
Martha King Bennett

child:
Wendell C. Bennett

child:
Wm Bennett