Dr. W. A. Colledge taken by death in Florida, January 9
Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Jan 1927, p. 44

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Dr. William A. Colledge, educational director of the Redpath Lyceum bureau and formerly pastor of the Kenilworth Union church, head of the department of English at Armour institute, died Sunday at Jacksonville, Fla. Funeral services held at Jacksonville this week.

He assumed the chair of English at Armour institute in 1904. Previously he had been an extension lecturer at the University of Chicago. He left educational work to enter the ministry and for several years held pastorates at Aurora and Kenilworth.

Dr. Colledge was born in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1859. He was a member of the Stanley expedition into Africa to rescue Dr. Livingston. He was editor in chief of the New Standard Encyclopedia in 1906 and the first editor of the Technical World magazine. He was the author of many books, a noted lecturer in chautauqua work and vice president and director of La Salle Extension university.

His widow, Mrs. Frances M. Colledge, and one son, Edward, of Jacksonville, Fla., survive.

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14 Jan 1927
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Colledge, Edward ; Colledge, Frances ; Colledge, William
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Dr. W. A. Colledge taken by death in Florida, January 9