Latourette, Kenneth Scott, 1884-1968

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Dates:
Birth 1884-08-06
Death 1968-12-26
US
English

Biographical notes:

Kenneth Scott Latourette was born in Oregon City, Oregon on August 6, 1884. He was educated at Linfield College in Oregon and Yale University. Latourette was a professor of history at Reed College and Denison University and a professor of missions at Yale University. He held leadership positions in the following organizations: American Baptist Convention and Foreign Mission Society, American Historical Association, Far Eastern Association, International Committee of Y.M.C.A.'s, Japan International Christian University Foundation, United Board for Christian Colleges in China, World Council of Churches, and Yale-in-China Association.

From the description of Kenneth Scott Latourette papers, 1861-1968 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702165181

Kenneth Scott Latourette graduated from McMinnville College in 1904.

From the description of Family history : a sketch, 1962 / Kenneth Scott Latourette. (Linfield College). WorldCat record id: 30644012

  • 1884 Aug 6: Born in Oregon City, Oregon, son of DeWitt Clinton and Rhoda (Scott) Latourette
  • 1904: B.S., Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon
  • 1906: B.A., Yale
  • 1909: Ph.D., Yale
  • 1909 - 1910 : Traveling secretary, Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions
  • 1910 - 1912 : Faculty member, College of Yale in China, Changsha, China (forced to return for health reasons)
  • 1914 - 1916 : Prof. of history, Reed College, Portland, Oregon
  • 1916 - 1921 : Prof. of history, Denison University, Granville, Ohio
  • 1918: Ordained to the Baptist ministry
  • 1921 - 1927 : Prof. of missions, Yale
  • 1927 - 1953 : Prof. of missions and Oriental history
  • 1938: Received Order of Jade from Chinese government
  • 1938 - 1946 : Chairman, Department of Religion, Graduate School, Yale
  • 1946 - 1953 : Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Religion, Yale
  • 1953 - 1968 : Prof. Emeritus, Yale
  • 1968 Dec 26: Died in Oregon City, Oregon
Latourette held leadership positions in the following organizations: American Baptist Convention and Foreign Mission Society American Historical Association Far Eastern Association International Board, Y.M.C.A. Japan International Christian University Foundation United Board for Christian Colleges in China World Council of Churches Yale-in-China Association

From the guide to the Kenneth Scott Latourette Papers, 1905-1970, (Yale University Divinity School Library)

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Subjects:

  • Missions
  • Missions--China

Occupations:

  • Clergy
  • Authors
  • Educators

Places:

  • China (as recorded)