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Clergyman

William Roscoe Kedzie, American clergyman.

Background

Kedzie, William Roscoe was born on May 10, 1879 in Oberlin, Ohio, United States. Son of William Knowlton and Ella M. (Gale) Kedzie.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Michigan State College, 1899. Bachelor of Divinity, Oberlin (O.) School of Theology, 1902. Doctor of Divinity, Olivet (Michigan) College, 1922.

Career

Ordained ministry Congregational Church, 1902. Pastor Vicksburg, Michigan, 1902-1906. Pontiac, Michigan, 1906-1912, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, 1912-1915, St. Johns, Michigan, 1915-1918, First Congressional Church, Cleveland, O., 1918-1929.

Secretary of educational instns., Congressional Education Society, 1929-1935. Secretary Cleveland Congressional Union, 1929. President Council of Church Bds. of Education, 1934.

Connections

Married Ida Barton. Married second, Elsie C. Dean, May 10, 1938. Children: Kathryn (Mistress Albert J. Isbell), Faith (Mistress Frederic B. Dutton), William Roscoe, Hope (deceased).

father:
William Knowlton Kedzie

mother:
Ella M. (Gale) Kedzie

spouse:
Ida Barton

spouse:
Elsie C. Dean

child:
Kathryn Kedzie (Mistress Albert J. Isbell)

child:
Faith Kedzie (Mistress Frederic B. Dutton)

child:
William Roscoe Kedzie

child:
Hope Kedzie (deceased)