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Barbour, Clarence Augustus

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Born: 1867 AD
Died: 1937 AD, at 69 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Clergymen, Educators

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1867 - Clarence Augustus Barbour was born in Hartford on 21st of April.

 

1888 - Barbour was graduated from Brown University.

 

1891 - Barbour  graduated from Rochester Theological Seminary and was ordained to the Baptist ministry.

 

1909 - He resigned to become associate secretary of the Religious Work Department of the International Committee of the Y.M.C.A.

 

1915 - Barbour was named Wyckoff Professor of Homiletics and president of Rochester Theological Seminary.

 

1928 - He was instrumental in the merger of Colgate Theological Seminary and Rochester Theological Seminary to form the Colgate Rochester Divinity School.

 

         - Barbour was unanimously elected by the Corporation on 10th of October to be president of Brown University.

 

1929 - He became the President of Brown University.

 

1935 - He suffered a nervous breakdown, and his health declined until he was forced to give up his duties as president.

 

1936 - He was overcome by a sudden attack of appendicitis at the Brown Club of Providence dinner.

 

         - Barbour was relieved of his presidential duties in September and planned to retire in February 1937.

 

1937 - Clarence Augustus Barbour  died in Providence on 16th of January two weeks before his scheduled retirement.

 

 

 

 


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