Clifford Webster Barnes

A. N. Marquis Co.

Barnes, Clifford Webster, educator, capitalist; b. Corry, Pa., Oct. 8, 1864; s. Joseph and Anna (Webster) B.; A.B., Yale, 1889; B.D., 1892; A.M.,, U of Chicago, 1893; LL.D., Lake Forest Univ., 1913, Ill. Coll., 1924; m. Alice Reid, May 5, 1898 (died May 12, 1938); 1 dau., Lilace Reid. Resident worker, Hull House, Social Settlement, Chicago, 1893-94; pastor in Chicago, 1894-97; student at Oxford, Eng., 1898; dir. Student Christian Movement, Paris, France, 1898-99; acting pres., American Art Association, Paris, 1898-99; instr. sociology and dir. Univ. Settlement Work, U of Chicago, 1899-1900; pres. and prof. Sociology, Ill. Coll., 1900-05; gen. sec. Religious Edn. Assn. of American, 1905-06; special commr. to Europe to investigate moral and religious training in schs., 1906-07; hon. sec. and chmn. exec. com. Internat. Com. on Moral Training since 1907; chm. executive com. Legislative Voters League, 1907-24; pres., 1909-1924; pres. founder, Chicago Sunday Evening Club since 1908; founder Com of 15, 1908, pres. 1908-16, mem. exec com., 1909, pres. 1935-39; chmn. be. since 1939; chmn. Chicago Community Trust since 1915; pres. Chicago Ch. Fed., 1925-27; v.p., Chicago Assn Commerce, 1927-31; dir. mem. exec. com. since 1931; trustee Chicago Y. W. C. A. since 1929; v.p. exec. and budget com., Joint Emergency Relief Fund of Cook County, 1931-34; mem. bd. dirs. Grenfell Assn. since 1936; mem, Chicago Plan Commn., 1936, Chicago Recreation Commn., 1937; v.p. World Alliance for Internat. Friendship, 1927-35; del triennial internat. meeting, same, Cambridge, 1931; del. World Conf on Faith and Order, Lausanne, 1927; mem. exec. com. Com. of 1000; mem. advisory com. Federal Council Chs. of Christ in America; pres. War Recreation Bd. of Ill., 1917-23; pres. War Camp Community Service Chicago, 1917-19; mem. Navy Commn. on Training Camp Activites, 1917-10; major and department commissioner American Red Cross Commission to Greece, 1918-19; v.p. Chicago Community Fund since 1934; dir. Chicago Council of Social Agencies, since 1919; mem. of corp. Lake Forest Acad. since 1934. Decorated Medal of Military Merit, with silver palm (Greece), 1918; Knight Order of Golden Cross (Greece), 1919; Alumni Medal for Distinguished Service, U. of Chicago, 1941; Trustee Estate of Simon Reid. Clubs: Chicago, University, City, Union League (Chicago); Onwentsia (Lake Forest, Ill); Yale (New York); Annandale Country (Pasadena, Calif.). Home: Lake Forest, Ill. Office: 10 S. La Salle St., Chicago Ill., Died Sep. 18, 1944.


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