Dudley, Warren Spencer, 1892-1925

Dudley, Warren Spencer, 1892-1925



  • Existence: 1892 - 1925


Warren Spencer Dudley was born on March 20, 1892 in Iowa. He graduated from High School in Indianola, Iowa in 1910 and entered Simpson College. After graduating with a bachelor degree in 1914, he entered Garrett Biblical Institute to prepare for his work in the Christian Ministry in the mission field. In 1917, he joined Sherwood Eddy in the Northwestern University Unit of the YMCA to work in England and France where he was part of the American Expeditionary Force. He remained in Europe until the Armistice, after which he entered Union Theological Seminary and Columbia University in New York City. He graduated from both institutions with masters degrees in religious education and sacred theology in 1920, after which he moved to China to work as a missionary and teacher. After a year of language study and his wedding to Ola Hawkins in 1921, Dudley took over the Methodist High School for Boys in Chungking in 1922. He died unexpectedly on March 22, 1925 of a streptococcus infection.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Ola Uphaus and Warren S. Dudley papers

Identifier: MS-1361
Date(s): 1897 to 1971

Ola (Hawkins) Dudley Uphaus (1897-1972), educator and missionary. Warren S. Dudley (1892-1925), educator and missionary. The collection contains correspondence, writings, lecture notes, photographs, account books, ephemera and printed material related to their lives as missionaries in China and before.