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September 26

Arthur Powell Davies

1957 – Arthur Powell Davies died at age 55. Three sitting Supreme Court justices attended his memorial service. An Englishman, Davies was educated for Methodist ministry but converted to Unitarianism in 1932. He served in New Jersey before settling at All Souls Church (Unitarian) in Washington, D.C., in 1944. Davies worked with Unitarian Advance, organizing offspring congregations in Washington’s suburbs, and co-founded Americans for Democratic Action, which opposed McCarthyism. Read more about Arthur Powell Davies.

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