a digital library of Unitarian Universalist biographies, history, books, and media
the digital library of Unitarian Universalism
Home » This Day » June 11

June 11

Henry Whitney Bellows

1814 – Henry Whitney Bellows was born in Boston. He became a minister of the First Unitarian Church in New York, which he helped rename All Souls Church of New York. He preached vigorously on public issues. During the Civil War, he united Unitarian and other churchwomen to provide medical and social support for Union troops. After the war, he focused his organizational vision on empowerment of Unitarian congregations.

Series Navigation<< June 10June 12 >>

Notable in UU History
Charles Joy

Joy, Charles Rhind (1885-1978)

Biographical Introduction In 1930 American Unitarian Association (AUA) President Louis C. Cornish appointed Charles Joy as ... Read More

Rich, Caleb (1750-1821)

One of the earliest preachers of universal salvation in America, Rich was born in Sutton, Massachusetts ... Read More
X.J. Kennedy

Kennedy, X.J. (1929-)

Biographical Introduction Kennedy's first book, Nude Descending a Staircase, received the 1961 Lamont Award of the ... Read More
John Bardeen

Bardeen, John (1908-1991)

John Bardeen was born in Madison, Wisconsin on May 23, 1908. His father, Charles Russell Bardeen, ... Read More