Cadman, S. Parkes (1834 – 1936)
English-born \American clergyman, newspaper writer, and pioneer Christian radio broadcaster of the 1920s and 1930s.
TLS – Typewritten Letter Signed, one page, 1930. Written on Central Congregational Church, Brooklyn letterhead. Reads: Would you be willing to serve as one of the unit leaders for our general visitation of the church? If so, we would like to have you present at a dinner of the leaders on Friday, January 31st, at 6 o’clock sharp (price $1), when the plan of visitation will be discussed before we adjourn for the Preparatory Service at 8 PM…
Cadman was an early advocate of ecumenism and an outspoken opponent of anti – Semitism and racial intolerance. By the time of his death in 1936, he was called “the foremost minister of Congregational faith” by the New York Times.