|Charles W. Harvey (1870-1952), c1900|
Charles W. Harvey was a Swedenborgian minister who was hired as pastor of the church at 22nd. He was born in Wivenhoe, Essex, England in 1870 and migrated to Boston in 1896. He attended Harvard, graduating in 1899 and earning an M.A. degree in 1902. He trained at the Swedenborgian college in Newton, Mass. In 1910, he married Leslie Carter who was from Newton. They moved to Philadelphia in 1911 and lived with the George Burnham, Jr. family at 214 N. 34th St. until about 1919. In January, 1920, they were living at 315 N. 35th St. which they purchased later that year. They had a son, John, born in 1915 and a daughter, Dorthea, born in 1922. They sold the house in 1943. Harvey wrote a few books including The Problem of Suicide (1945).