1867–1956

Introduction

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Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 18, 1867, Har­vey­sburg, Ohio.

Died: Ju­ly 23, 1956, Ar­ling­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Buried: Mount Au­burn Ce­me­te­ry, Cam­bridge, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Biography

Marion was the son of George W. Ham and Mar­cia Em­i­ly Haynes.

He be­gan his ca­reer as a jour­nal­ist and bank clerk in Chat­ta­noo­ga, Ten­nes­see.

Ordained a Un­i­tar­i­an min­is­ter in 1898, he served pas­tor­ates in Chat­ta­noo­ga (1898–1904); at the First Church, Dal­las, Texas (1904–09); and in Read­ing (1909–34), Wa­ver­ly (1934–42), and Gar­dner, Mas­sa­chu­setts (1943–45).

The Mead­ville The­o­lo­gic­al School, Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois, award­ed him a Doc­tor of Di­vi­ni­ty de­gree in 1942, the year he re­tired.

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