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Blake, Eugene Carson

Born: 1906 AD
Died: 1985 AD, at 78 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Clergymen


1906 - Born on the 7th of November in St. Louis, United States. US Presbyterian clergyman and ecumenical Christian leader.

       - Educated at Princeton University and the University of Edinburgh.

1928-1929 - Served as Professor at the Forman Christian College in Lahore.

1935-1951 - He was the minister of Presbyterian churches in America.

1951-1966 - Became the stated clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church.

1954-1957 - President of National Council of Churches.

1960 - Proposed plan for united Protestant Church at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, leading to formation of Consultation on Church Union 1962.

1966-1972 - Blake was General Secretary of the World Council of Churches.

1985 - Eugene Carson Blake died on 31st of July at Stamford.


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