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248j Figure DR. JOHN H. WILLIAMSON The Man With a Career and a Life's Message LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMISSIONER, CITY OF CHICAGO 19 Figure BIOGRAPHICAL FLASHES Figure This actual reproduction of birthplace is Silverhill Cottage, near Bolton, Lancashire, England. Born on March 10, 1882. No silver in the hill. No wealth in the cottage. No silver spoon in the mouth. But—Everything which provides a person with an even break on humble circumstances and daily necessities of life. Figure Picture of the building where my Grade lessons taught me that the Higher Grades of College, University and Life, makes Graduation an endless process and not an act. Conversion January, 1902. Wherein by faith in the gospel of the New Testament I found right relations with God; fellowship with Jesus; and for twenty years have been enabled by the grace of God to walk in the way of life and toward destiny. A life without God in it is no life. Figure Figure Oct. 4, 1908. First sermon of my Christian ministry in the above church, Bolton, England. Three years' pastorate in this town preceded emigration to the fairest of all lands. Figure June 16, 1913.—Declaration of Intention Papers, Bureau County, Ill. June 21, 1918—Final papers, Cook County, Ill. A country suitable to work and live in is good enough to belong to. And there is none better than America. Figure Aug. 8, 1911. Sailing o'er the Boundless Ocean, with Boundless Hopes, to a Country with Boundless Opportunities. And its Abundance is More and More. Figure Methodist Episcopal Church, Rock River Conference, Illinois. 1911–12, Leon 1912–15, La Moille 1915–21, Parkside, Chicago 1921, Normal Park, Chicago Figure LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMISSIONER 1922 CITY OF CHICAGO INCORPORATED 4 MARCH 1837 Feb. 7, 1922—Appointed by Horf. William Hale Thompson to office of Law Enforcement Commissioner of Chicago. The continuation of Christian ministry in social and political construction of American government in practice. THE END OF THE RAIN BOW IS NOT YET John H. Williamson Figure Appreciations From Hon. Mayor William Hale Thompson: City of Chicago Office of the Mayor I am very glad to say that I can recommend unreservedly Dr. Williamson's platform ability and the message he has for our citizens. William Hale Thompson From Hon. Samuel A. Ettelson: I am very happy to have an opportunity to certify to my esteem for Dr. Williamson as a man, and my admiration for his ability as an orator. Dr. Williamson's personality is such as to demand for him the respect and attention of those with whom he comes in contact. He is one of the best men I have ever met, both from the standpoint of eloquence and high-minded ideals. Very truly yours, Samuel A. Ettelson Dr. John H. Williamson is a man who possesses all the qualifications of a successful public speaker. His honesty and sincerity, and his talents, has won for him a reputation as a lecturer and an orator of great excellence. His lecture is one that every red-blooded American should hear. The oratory is unexcelled, and as an evening of instruction, inspiration and entertainment, nothing better could be desired. Lectures The Man for the Day. America's Place in the New Civilization. Classes, Masses and Clashes. Ladies and Other Women. Lost Chord. ANNOUNCEMENT Dr. John H. Williamson is now offering his new lecture, BREAKING AND MAKING. An up-to-date exposition of where we are strong and weak in our form of Government, in our processes of law enforcement, and in our attempts to remedy conditions. You hear things in this lecture you never heard before. MEMBER OF THE INTERNATIONAL LYCEUM AND CHAUTAUQUA ASSOCIATION I WILL OBEY GOD Figure Revere my country Always Exalt my state Memorably Serve my city Enthusiastically Popularize my church Religiously Estimate my school Intelligently Consider my home Constantly Train my self Aright Insert Your Photograph Here Yours Sincerely, John H. Williamson Law Enforcement Commissioner of Chicago 1922 Respect for the Law is of more value than respect for the violator. KEYSTONE CLUB Name Address Date This Pledge Diploma is obtainable from Dr. John H. Williamson, 7130 Harvard Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. Twenty-five cents, post paid. The request and possession of a Pledge Diploma constitutes membership to all, young or old, both sexes, and no dues or fees of any kind are to be collected in the name of the Keystone Club except the cost of the Pledge Diploma. Join immediately. Enter your children. Send for Pledge Diploma.
|Title||Dr. John H. Williamson|
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|Personal Name Subject||Williamson, John H.|
|Digital Collection||Traveling Culture: Circuit Chautauqua in the Twentieth Century|
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|Archival Collection||Redpath Chautauqua Collection|
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