Oxnam, G. Bromley (Garfield Bromley), 1891-1963

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Methodist clergyman and theologian.

From the description of Papers of G. Bromley Oxnam, 1823-1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452145

Biographical Note

  • 1891, Aug. 14: Born, Sonora, Calif.
  • 1913: A.B., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif.
  • 1914: Married Ruth Fisher (died 1975)
  • 1915: S.T.B., Boston University, Boston, Mass.
  • 1916: Ordained Methodist minister
  • 1916 - 1917 : Pastor, Poplar Methodist Church, Popular, Calif.
  • 1917 - 1927 : Founder, pastor, and director, Church of All Nations, Los Angeles, Calif.
  • 1919 - 1923 : Professor of social ethics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif.
  • 1926: Member, American Delegation to Russia
  • 1927 - 1928 : Professor of practical theology, School of Theology, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
  • 1928 - 1932 : Secretary, World Peace Commission of the Methodist-Episcopal Church
  • 1928 - 1936 : President, DePauw University, Greencastle, Ind.
  • 1936: Elected bishop, Methodist Episcopal Church
  • 1936 - 1939 : Bishop, Methodist Church, Omaha Area, Omaha, Neb.
  • 1939 - 1944 : Bishop, Methodist Church, Boston Area, Boston, Mass.
  • 1939 - 1944 : Chairman, Division of Educational Institutions, Board of Education of the Methodist Church
  • 1940 - 1948 : Chairman, Committee on Public Information of the Methodist Church
  • 1940 - 1956 : Secretary, Council of Bishops of the Methodist Church
  • 1942 - 1945 : Served on National War Labor Board as a special mediator in labor disputes
  • 1942 - 1945 : Member, Civilian Advisory Committee to the Secretary of the Navy
  • 1944 - 1946 : President, Federal Council of Churches
  • 1944 - 1952 : Bishop, Methodist Church, New York City Area, New York, N.Y.
  • 1944 - 1952 : President, Division of Foreign Missions, Board of Missions of the Methodist Church
  • 1945: Chairman, Commission to Study Postwar Relief Conditions in Germany
  • 1945: Official visitor for the Joint Chiefs of Staff to army and navy chaplains, Mediterranean Theater of Operations
  • 1946 - 1948 : Member, President's Committee on Higher Education
  • 1948 - 1954 : One of the presidents of the World Council of Churches
  • 1952 - 1960 : Bishop, Methodist Church, Washington, D.C., Area, Washington, D.C.
  • 1958: President, Methodist Council of Bishops
  • 1963, Mar. 13: Died, White Plains, N.Y.

From the guide to the G. Bromley Oxman Papers, 1823-1923, (bulk 1912-1960), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Meally, John Edward, 1864-. John E. Meally papers, 1893-1949. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Crane, Henry Hitt, 1890-1977. Henry Hitt Crane papers, 1902-1969 (bulk 1938-1958). University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Barnhart mss., 1813-1962 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Paul W. Yinger Papers, 1928-1992 The Graduate Theological Union.
creatorOf Oxnam, G. Bromley (Garfield Bromley), 1891-1963. Papers of G. Bromley Oxnam, 1823-1963. Library of Congress
creatorOf Crane, Henry Hitt, 1890-1977. Henry Hitt Crane papers, 1902-1977 (bulk 1938-1958). University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Kirchwey, Freda. Papers, 1871-1972 (inclusive), 1937-1971 (bulk) [microform]. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Charles W. Brashares papers, 1912-1972 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Oxnam, Garfield Bromley, 1891-1963. Letter, 1956 Sept. 14, Washington, D.C., to Reginald Bretnor, Berkeley, Cal. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Kitchelt, Florence Ledyard Cross, 1874-1961. Papers, 1885-1961 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf G. Bromley Oxman Papers, 1823-1923, (bulk 1912-1960) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Correspondence, 1860-1979. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Wier, Roy William, 1888-1963. Roy Wier papers, 1920-1969. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Mercer Green Johnston Papers, 1860-1964, (bulk 1894-1954) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn John E. Meally Papers, 1893-1949 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Ludlow mss., 1898-1948 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
referencedIn Liston Pope Papers, 1909-1984 Yale University Divinity School Library
creatorOf Forrestal, James, 1892-1949. Letter, 1949 March 19, Washington, D.C., to G. Bromley Oxnam, New York. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Myron Charles Taylor Papers, 1928-1953, (bulk 1940-1950) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Oxnam, G. Bromley (Garfield Bromley), 1891-1963. The concrete house : thesis in the housing problem, January 20, 1916. Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Paul Blanshard Papers, 1912-1979 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Brashares, Charles W., 1891-1982. Charles W. Brashares papers, 1912-1972. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Oxnam, G. Bromley (Garfield Bromley), 1891-1963. Theodore Roosevelt : preacher, politician, patriot : a sermon upon the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Theodore Roosevelt : typescript / G. Bromley Oxnam. Brooklyn Historical Society
referencedIn Papers, 1871-1972 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Taylor, Myron Charles, 1874-1959. Papers of Myron Charles Taylor, 1928-1953 (bulk 1940-1950). Library of Congress
referencedIn Henry Hitt Crane Papers, 1902-1977, 1938-1964 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Pope, Liston, 1909-1974. Liston Pope papers, 1909-1974 (inclusive). Yale University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn Moore, Arthur J. (Arthur James), 1888-1974. Arthur J. Moore papers, 1910-1973 (bulk 1959-1960). Arthur J Moore Methodist Museum & Library
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associatedWith Athēnagoras I, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, 1886-1972. person
associatedWith Barnhart, John D. (John Donald), 1895-1967 person
associatedWith Blanshard, Paul, 1892- person
associatedWith Brashares, Charles W., 1891-1982. person
associatedWith Bretnor, Reginald. person
associatedWith Brown, George Smith. person
associatedWith Catholic Church corporateBody
associatedWith Cavert, Samuel McCrea, 1888- person
associatedWith Church of All Nations (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Connelly, Matthew J., 1907-1976 person
associatedWith Connolly, Matthew J. person
associatedWith Crane, Henry Hitt, 1890-1977. person
associatedWith Crane, Henry Kitt, 1890- person
associatedWith Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959. person
correspondedWith Eddy, Sherwood, 1871-1963 person
associatedWith Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969. person
associatedWith Forrestal, James, 1892-1949. person
associatedWith FREDA KIRCHWEY, 1893-1976 person
associatedWith Fry, Franklin Clark, 1900-1968. person
associatedWith Harris, Frederick Brown, 1883-1970. person
associatedWith Harvard University corporateBody
correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
associatedWith Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955. person
associatedWith Jackson, Donald L. person
correspondedWith Jackson, Donald Lester, 1910-1981 person
correspondedWith Johnston, Mercer Green, 1868-1954 person
associatedWith Kirchwey, Freda. person
associatedWith Kitchelt, Florence Ledyard Cross, 1874-1961. person
associatedWith Lilienthal, David Eli, 1899-1981. person
associatedWith Ludlow, Louis, 1873-1950 person
correspondedWith McIntire, Carl, 1906-2002 person
associatedWith McIntyre, Carl H., 1919- person
associatedWith McIntyre, Marvin Hunter, 1878-1943. person
associatedWith Meally, John Edward, 1864- person
associatedWith Moore, Arthur J. (Arthur James), 1888-1974. person
associatedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
associatedWith Newton, Louie D. (Louie Devotie), 1892-1986. person
associatedWith Oxnam, Lois. person
associatedWith Parlin, Charles C. (Charles Coolidge), 1898- person
associatedWith Poling, Daniel A. (Daniel Alfred), 1884-1968. person
associatedWith Pope, Liston, 1909-1974. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 person
associatedWith Sherrill, Henry Knox, 1890- person
associatedWith Stidger, William L. (William Le Roy), 1886- person
associatedWith Stimson, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1867-1950. person
associatedWith Taylor, Myron Charles, 1874-1959. person
associatedWith Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972. person
associatedWith United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities. corporateBody
associatedWith Velde, Harold Himmel, 1910- person
associatedWith Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965. person
correspondedWith Welch, Herbert, 1862-1969 person
associatedWith Welch, Herbert, Bp., 1862-1969. person
associatedWith Wier, Roy William, 1888-1963. person
associatedWith Yinger, Paul Wesley, 1914-92 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
United States
Subject
President--Biography
Protestant churches--Relations--Catholic Church
Church and state
Methodist Church--United States
Occupation
Theologians
Clergy
Function

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Birth 1891-08-14

Death 1963-03-12

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