Abel, Almon Clarence

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Almon Clarence Abel, Soundex Code A140, Reverend;

born in: Saginaw, Michigan, on Saturday, February 1, 1868;

son of: Curtis and Mary Abel (nee: Mary Green);

education: prepared at Northwestern Academy; graduated from Northwestern University, A.B., in class of 1895;

married: Katharine Abel, nee: Katharine Stowe in Chicago, 1894.

Entered ministry of Methodist Episcopal Church (M.E. Church) in 1890, as member of Rock River Conference;

Pastor consecutively of churches at:

River Forest, Illinois, 1891-3

Antioch, Illinois, 1893-5;

Hamlin Avenue Church, Chicago, 1895-8;

Rogers Park Church, Chicago, 1898-1901;

Trinity Episcopal Church, Chicago, 1901-4;

on leave of absence for year 1904-5, to be spent in travel.


Source: Book of Chicagoans, 1905.

Chicago Blue Book

Reverend & Mrs. Clarence Abel, 517 Greenleaf Avenue, 1901 Chicago Blue Book, page 251.

Note the first name "Almon" wasn't used by Reverend Abel above.