1864–1945

Introduction

Born: No­vem­ber 5, 1864, Bur­ling­ton, Ver­mont.

Died: March 30, 1945, Al­a­me­da, Ca­li­for­nia.

Buried: Green­mount Ce­me­te­ry, Bur­ling­ton, Ver­mont.

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Biography

John was the son of Mat­thew Hen­ry Buck­ham and Eliz­a­beth Ann Wright, and hus­band of Hel­en Eliz­a­beth Will­ard.

He at­tend­ed the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Ver­mont (AB 1885, hon­or­a­ry DD 1904) and An­do­ver New­ton The­o­lo­gic­al School, New­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts (now part of Yale Di­vin­i­ty School).

After or­di­na­tion in 1888, he served at the Se­cond Church in Con­way, New Hamp­shire, and the Crom­bie Street Church, Sa­lem, Mas­sa­chu­setts (1890–1903).

In 1903 he moved to the Pa­ci­fic School of Re­li­gion, re­tir­ing as pro­fess­or emer­i­tus in 1937. In 1914, he gave the Na­than­i­el W. Tay­lor Lec­tures at Yale Un­i­ver­si­ty.

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