Illinois Vigilance Association 1908-1909

We originally constructed this table as a preliminary step in documenting ties between the Illinois Vigilance Association, Vice Commission of the City of Chicago, the Chicago Committee of FifteenUniversity of Chicago, the Rockefeller Foundation, American Social Hygiene Association, and the federal Council for National Defense and its Advisory Commission, especially the War Training Camp Activities Commission and the General Medical Board and its Committees on Hygiene and Sanitation and Civilian Cooperation.

Chairman, pro tem: Rev. Melvin P. Boynton.

Treasurer: George E. Roberts, President of the Commercial National Bank

Recording Secretary: Mrs. Alice E. Bates, of the Chicago Woman's Club

Vice Presidents

Bishop C. P. Anderson, Episcopal Church (Cathedral of Sts Peter and Paul)

Ferdinand L. Barnett, Lawyer, publisher of Conservator, Chicago's first 'black' daily.

Dr. Daniel R. Brower, professor of Nervous and Mental Diseases in Rush Medical College, in Affiliation with the University of Chicago, Professor of Nervous and Mental Diseases in the Woman's Medical School of the Northwestern University, and in the Post-Graduate Medical School of Chicago

Judge McKenzie Cleland, Municipal Court of Chicago

Henry P. Crowell, President, Quaker Oats Company

A. C. Dixon, D.D., Pastor, Moody Memorial Baptist Church

T. F. Dornblaser, D. D., Pastor, Grace Lutheran Church

Arthur Burrage Farwell, Chicago Law and Order League

F. W. Gunsaulus, D. D., President, Armour Institute of Technology [now Illinois Institute of Technology], Pastor, Plymouth Congregational Church

Martin D. Hardin, D. D., Pastor, Third Presbyterian Church, Chicago

A. W. Harris, LL, D., President, Northwestern University 1

N. W. Harris, President, Harris Trust & Savings Bank

Dr. Emil G. Hirsch, Professor of rabbinical literature and philosophy, University of Chicago; rabbi, Sinai Congregation, Chicago

Mrs. Charles Henrotin, Chicago Women's Club

Jenkin Lloyd Jones, D. D., Pastor, All Souls Church

Adolf Kraus, International President, B'nai B'rith Society

Silas J. Llewellyn, President, Interstate Iron & Steel Company,

Judge Julian W. Mack, US Circuit Court

Bishop W. F. McDowell, Methodist Episcopal Church

Dr. J. B. Murphy, Surgeon

Rev. Peter J. O'Callaghan, Old St. Mary's Cathedral, Chicago

Rev. Herman Page, St. Paul Episcopal Church

Mrs. Raymond Robins, President, National Women's Trade Union League

Rabbi Tobias Schanfarber, rabbi Kehilath Ansche Mayrin Congregation

John C. Shaffer, Publisher, Chicago Evening Post

John Balcom Shaw, D. D., Pastor, Second Presbyterian Church, Chicago

Prof. Albion W. Small, Head Professor of Sociology, Dean of Graduate Faculties, University of Chicago.

Prof. Graham Taylor, Chicago Commons,

Wm. O. Waters, D. D., Pastor, Grace Episcopal Church

Prof. Herbert L. Willett, Associate Professor of Semitic Languages and Literature, University of Chicago; Minister, Memorial Church of Christ

Milton H. Wilson, Chairman, Wilson Brothers Company


Source: Melboune P. Boynton (1909). "Illinois Vigilance Committee Annual Meeting." The Philanthropist 23 April 1909: 21.

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