JACOBS, William John, clergyman; born, Cleveland, O., Sept. 5, 1865; son of John Hobart and Ellen Grace (Wilson)
Jacobs; educated Preparatory School, Hudson, O.; A.B., Adelbert College, Western Reserve University, Cleveland,
1888, M.A., 1891; Lane Theological Seminary, Cincinnati, 1891; Oberlin Theological Seminary, O., 1891-92; postgraduate
study, Western Reserve University; Ph.D., Wooster University, O., 1902; married, July 15, 1896, Sallie T. Wick,
of Butler, Pa.; 5 children: Helen C., Emma G., Dorothy, George W., Donald W. Ordained Congregational ministry,
1896; pastor Penfeld, O., 1896-99, Boulevard Church, Detroit, since Apr. 8, 1899. Member of Phi Beta Kappa. Progressive.
Mason. Recreations: fishing, handball. Author, pamphlet, The Immigration Problem, 1902. Address: 1052 Warren Ave.
The Book of Detroiters
A Biographical Dictionary
Of Leading Living Men
Of The City of Detroit
Second Edition 1914
Edited By: Albert Nelson Marquis
A. N. Marquis & Company
Wayne County, Michigan Biographies
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