Cotton, Henry, 1890-1972

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Cotton, Henry, 1890-1972

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1890-1972

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Henry Cotton (1890-1972) was a United Church minister. He was born in Nottingham, England and moved to Canada in his teens. While attending the Wesleyan Theological College at McGill University he enlisted as a private in the university battalion and was later commissioned as a flight-lieutenant with the Royal Flying Corps. After his tour of duty he went back to school and completed his theological studies at Victoria University and earned his diploma in social work at the University of Toronto. He was ordained by Hamilton Conference in 1920. He served in the following charges: Copetown and Cainsville in London Conference; Brantford, Stoney Creek and Fort Erie in Hamilton Conference, Newmarket in Toronto Conference and St. Andrew's in Bay of Quinte Conference.

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