Arthur Consaul and Ethel Frances Russell Wickenden Family


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Arthur Consaul Wickenden (24 Apr 1893) married Ethel Frances Russell (abt 1895) on 30 Jun 1921 and is the father of 2 children and the grandfather of 4 grandchildren. Listed below are details on up to five generations of descendants. Also see Arthur's DNA Descendants and Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for more views.

  1. Roger Consaul Wickendenancestorsdescendants (11 Jul 1928) m. Mary Cory Wickenden (abt 1930) on 11 Jul 1949.
    1. Lynn Cory Wickendenancestors (13 Sep 1952)
    2. Jane Leslie Wickendenancestors (14 Jun 1954)
  2. Herbert Russell Wickendenancestorsdescendants (abt 1930) m. Merriam Anderson (abt 1930) on 18 Jun 1948.

Memoir - Arthur wrote a memoir, included as Chapter VII of Memoirs of the Thomas Rogers Wickenden Family.  Memoir, Arthur Consaul Wickenden.pdf

Honors - Arthur was honored by Miami University twice, once as the "1962 Dad of the Year"  (Dad of Year.pdf ) and again as the presenter of the Baccalaureate Address on June 9, 1963:  Baccalaureate Address.pdf.  The Dad of the Year article in The Miami Student newspaper of Friday, November 9, 1962, reads as follows:

     The founder of Miami's religion department, Prof. Arthur C. Wickenden has been announced as the 1962 Dad of the Year.

     "No one could have been more deserving of the honor," said Dean F. Donald James.  Dr. Wickenden, the father of two Miami graduates, first came to the University i 1915 as director of the YMCA>

     After serving in World War I, he held pastorates at Owatonne, Wis., and at Mason City Iowa before returning to Miami in 1927.  For the past 35 years, Prof. Wickenden has taught at Miami on a full time basis and, until last year, was chairman of the religion department.

     He is also the senior member of Miami's faculty.  Graduated from Denison University, the Dad of the Year received his Master's degree and his Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Chicago.  

     He is the author of two books, "Time Out," a collection of essays, and "Youth Looks at Religion" is a recent revision.

     A member of Phi Beta Kappa and ODK, Prof. Wickenden serves as advisor to this fraternity, Beta Theta Pi.

     For many years the director of religious activities on the campus, the Dad of the Year conducted all of the chapel services.  He is presently the director of the United Christian Fellowship and has served the NAACP while continuing to act as advisor and counselor to many students.  

     "Few individuals have done more than Arthur Wickenden for so many students," stated Dean Robert E. Stippel.

Obituary, Memorials and Tribute - Arthur obit.pdf  Funeral memorial for Arthur.pdf  Academic Senate memorial to Arthur.pdf Arthur Tribute.pdf