1866–1931

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Born: Ju­ly 30, 1866, Wheel­ock, Ver­mont.

Died: March 15, 1931, Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois.

Biography

Davis grew up in White Ri­ver Junc­tion, Ver­mont, and by age 15 was an ex­pert tel­e­graph op­er­at­or.

He at­tend­ed St. Johns­bu­ry Acad­e­my and Dart­mouth Col­lege, Han­o­ver, New Hamp­shire (BA 1889, Phi Be­ta Kap­pa). With the aid of a fel­low­ship from Hart­ford The­o­lo­gic­al Se­mi­na­ry, he earned MA and PhD de­grees from the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Leip­zig, Ger­ma­ny.

Ordained in 1896, He served pas­tor­ates in Spring­field, Ver­mont; New­ton­ville, Mas­sa­chu­setts; and New Bri­tain, Con­nec­ti­cut.

From 1909–29, he was pre­si­dent of Chi­ca­go The­o­lo­gic­al Se­mi­na­ry. Dart­mouth Col­lege grant­ed him a DD de­gree in 1909, and Co­lo­ra­do Col­lege an LLD in 1921.

In 1927, he be­came mod­er­at­or of the Na­tion­al Coun­cil of Con­gre­ga­tion­al Church­es.

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