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Ballou, Adin

Len Gougeon.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; World History; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Politics and Law; Ethnic Politics. 1229 words.

Ballou, Adin (23 April 1803–05 August 1890), Universalist clergyman, reformer, and founder of Hopedale Community, was born in Cumberland, Rhode Island, the son of Ariel Ballou and Edilda...

Chunchie, Kamal Athon (1886–1953), Methodist minister and race relations worker

Rozina Visram.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 974 words.

Chunchie, Kamal Athon (1886–1953), Methodist minister and race relations worker, was born on 4 June 1886 in Kandy, Ceylon, the eldest of nine children (five sons and four daughters) of...

Dahlberg, Edwin Theodore

James R. Lynch.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Politics and Law. 1312 words.

Dahlberg, Edwin Theodore (27 December 1892–06 September 1986), pastor, was born in Fergus Falls, Minnesota, the son of Elof Dahlberg and Christine Ring, farmers. The youngest of four...

Dymond, Jonathan (1796–1828), Quaker moralist and peace advocate

Leslie Stephen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Politics and Law. 495 words.

Dymond, Jonathan (1796–1828), Quaker moralist and peace advocate, was born on 19 December 1796 at Bridge House, Bridge Street, Exeter, the fifth child of the five sons and two daughters of...

Galamison, Milton Arthur

Clarence Taylor.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online August 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1580 words.

Galamison, Milton Arthur (25 Mar. 1923–9 Mar. 1988), Presbyterian minister, civil rights leader, and community activist, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Gladstone Galamison, a...

Holmes, John Haynes

David M. Robinson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Politics and Law. 1463 words.

Holmes, John Haynes (29 November 1879–03 April 1964), Unitarian and later independent minister and a leading advocate of pacifism, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Marcus...

Lathrop, John Howland

Olive Hoogenboom.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Politics and Law. 1240 words.

Lathrop, John Howland (06 June 1880–20 August 1967), Unitarian minister and peace advocate, was born in Jackson, Michigan, the son of Arthur D. Lathrop, a banker, and Alice McDora Osborne....

Murray, Orson S.

Thomas D. Hamm.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Journalism; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Politics and Law. 924 words.

Murray, Orson S. (23 October 1806–14 June 1885), Baptist minister, editor, and radical reformer, was born in Orwell, Vermont, the son of Jonathan Murray and Rosalinda Bascom, farmers....

Reid, Alexander Patrick [Alec] (1931–2013), Roman Catholic priest and peace campaigner

Chris Ryder.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Politics and Law. 1258 words.

Reid, Alexander Patrick [Alec] (1931–2013), Roman Catholic priest and peace campaigner, was born at Eldon House, South Circular Road, Dublin, on 5 August 1931, the son of David Reid,...

Russell, Hastings William Sackville, twelfth duke of Bedford (1888–1953), evangelical Christian and pacifist

Richard Griffiths.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Religion; Politics and Law. 905 words.

Russell, Hastings William Sackville, twelfth duke of Bedford (1888–1953), evangelical Christian and pacifist, was born on 21 December 1888 at Cairnsmore House, Minnigaff,...

Smith, Fred Burton

Gary Scott Smith.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 1184 words.

Smith, Fred Burton (24 December 1865–04 September 1936), YMCA leader and reformer, was born in Lone Tree, Iowa, the son of Robert Ames Smith and Endora Dinwiddie, farmers. He briefly...

Swomley, John Montgomery, Jr.

Joe P. Dunn.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Politics and Law. 1089 words.

Swomley, John Montgomery, Jr. (31 May 1915–16 August 2010), methodist minister and peace activist, was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to John Montgomery Swomley, Sr., and Florence Edna...

Williams, John Henry (bap. 1747, d. 1829), Church of England clergyman and peace advocate

Colin Haydon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Politics and Law. 1639 words.

Williams, John Henry (bap. 1747, d. 1829), Church of England clergyman and peace advocate, was baptized in Gloucester Cathedral on 10 April 1747, the son of John Williams and his wife, Mary...