Joseph Simpson Cook

COOK, Joseph Simpson. b. County Durham, England, 4 December 1859; d. Toronto, Ontario, 27 May 1933. He emigrated to Georgetown, Ontario, entering the Methodist ministry as a probationer with London Conference in 1880, serving Bayfield Mission on the eastern shore of Lake Huron from 1881 until 1883. He enrolled in a combined course in Arts and Theology at McGill University and Wesleyan Theological College, being ordained in 1885. He earned an MA from Illinois Wesleyan University (1892), a BD from Wesleyan Theological College in Montreal a year later; and a Doctor of Sacred Theology degree from Wesleyan College (1907). Cook married Susie Oakes Canfield in 1885; he served churches in Guelph,...

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