Carrière, Gaston, 1920-2012
- Existence: 1920 - 2012
Gaston Marcel Carrier was born on January 14, 1920 in Montreal, Canada. He graduated from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. He earned divinity degrees from United Theological College (McGill) and Meadville Lombard Theological School (University of Chicago). Over the years, he also earned graduate degrees from the Universities of Bridgeport and Vermont. He was a member of the first Clinical Pastoral Education class in Vermont, and he was awarded an honorary doctorate from Meadville in 1973. Following graduation from divinity school, Gaston served Unitarian Universalist parishes in Ottawa, Ontario, Cohasset and Lowell, Mass., and Danbury, Conn., before moving to Burlington in 1961. . In 1978, he retired from the Burlington Unitarian Church, but served for 10 more years as minister of United Church of Christ parishes in Willsboro and Wadhams, N.Y. He was active in the Civil Rights Movement during both of these ministries, and he was instrumental in bringing Planned Parenthood to Vermont. Carrier died on June 20, 2012
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Overview Gaston Marcel Carrier (1920-2012), Unitarian minister. Consist of a copy of Carrière's unpublished work, "L'apostalat dans les territoires du Labrador."