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September 28

Clinton Lee Scott

1887 – The influential Universalist Clinton Lee Scott was born in Newport, Vermont. He served Universalist churches all across the country. He also served as superintendent of churches for the Massachusetts and later Connecticut Universalist Conventions. Scott founded the Charles Street Meeting House in Boston in 1949 and was one of the architects of the consolidation between Universalists and Unitarians. Scott was the only Universalist minister to sign the Humanist Manifesto II. He wrote The Universalist Church of America: A Short History. Read more about the Charles Street Meeting House in the biography of Unitarian minister and poet Kenneth Leo Patton.

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