Blackstone, W. E. (William E.), 1841-

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Birth 1841-10-06
Death 1935-11-07

Biographical notes:

Businessman, philanthropist; born William Eugene Blackstone on October 6, 1841; self-educated; founder and first superintendent of Chicago Hebrew Mission (later American Messianic Fellowship); sole trustee of the Milton Stewart Evangelistic Fund, which was set up to evangelize Jews and Chinese in many countries around the world; petitioned Presidents Harrison and Wilson to support the setting up of a homeland for displaced Jews in Palestine; wrote books about the Second Coming of Christ; died, 1935.

From the description of Papers of W.E. Blackstone, 1891-1979. (Wheaton College). WorldCat record id: 41321074

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Subjects:

  • Fundamentalism
  • Persecution
  • Missions to Jews
  • Modernist-fundamentalist controversy
  • Evangelistic work
  • Zionism
  • Missions
  • Judaism
  • Jews
  • Christian literature--Publishing

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Places:

  • Russia (as recorded)
  • Korea (as recorded)
  • Palestine (as recorded)
  • Egypt (as recorded)
  • India (as recorded)
  • China (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Poland (as recorded)