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Royden Keith Yerkes
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Birth: Jun. 22, 1881
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 21, 1964
Evanston
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Clergyman and educator. He served as head of the graduate department of religious history at the Philadelphia Divinity School 1918-35; professor of theology at the University of the South 1935-47, and director of education for the Diocese of Chicago 1947-51. In addition to many articles in magazines on religious topics, he wrote the book Sacrafice in Greek and Roman Religions and Early Judaism (1952). He was a member of the University of Pennsylvania Alumni Association, the Masonic Order, and Phi Beta Kappa. In politics he was a Republican. His hobbies were bookbinding and playing chess. He was twice married but died without issue. He is No. 1828 in Chronicle of the Yerkes Family by Josiah Granville Leach. 
 
Burial:
Nashotah House Cemetery
Summit Township
Waukesha County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: L. M. Yerkes
Record added: Jul 06, 2006
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Royden Keith Yerkes
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