Cornish, Louis Craig 1870-1950

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CORNISH, Louis Craig 1870-1950

PERSONAL: Born April 18, 1870, in New Bedford, MA; died January 6, 1950, in Orlando, FL; son of Aaron and Frances W. (Hawkins) Cornish. Education: Harvard University, B.A., 1893, M.A., 1899.

CAREER: Secretary to an Episcopal bishop in Massachusetts, 1894-98; ordained Unitarian minister, c. 1899; pastor of Unitarian church in Hingham, MA, 1900-15; American Unitarian Association, staff secretary-at-large, 1915-27, president, 1927-37; international traveler to develop Unitarian networks worldwide, beginning 1937.


Transylvania in 1922, Beacon Press (Boston, MA), 1923.

The Religious Minorities in Transylvania, Beacon Press (Boston, MA), 1925.

Work and Dreams and the Wide Horizon, Beacon Press (Boston, MA), 1937.

The Philippines Calling, Dorrance and Co. (Philadelphia, PA), 1942.

Transylvania: The Land beyond the Forest, Dorrance and Co. (Philadelphia, PA), 1947.

Also author of "The Settlement of Hingham, Massachusetts," Rockwell & Churchill Press (Boston, MA), 1911.



Religious Leaders of America, 2nd edition, Gale (Detroit, MI), 1999.*