March 27, 1859, Charles­town, Massachusetts.

1953, Orange County (possibly Or­lando, where lived at least 15 years), Florida.

Raised in the Swe­den­bor­gi­an denomination, Badger was educated at Will­iams College (AB 1883), An­do­ver New­ton Theological School (1883–84), and Har­vard Divinity School (STB 1886). After converting to Uni­tar­i­an­ism, Badger was ordained in 1886 as the Un­i­tar­i­an pastor in South Na­tick, Mas­sa­chu­setts, staying there until 1892. He went on to serve pastorates in New Jer­sey, Tex­as, and Flor­i­da, and retired in 1936. Bad­ger also founded The New Un­i­tar­i­an, and edited it for 10 years.

He married Alice S. Ham­ilt­on, and had two daughters, Ev­e­lyn Pay­ton and Eliz­a­beth A. Bad­ger. His works include:

  1. O Thou Who Art My King