Happy birthday, John Haynes Holmes (Nov. 29, 1879 – April 3, 1964)! #Unitarian minister. #Pacifist. #Socialist. Outspoken opponent of World War I and World War II. Founding member of the NAACP in 1909. Founding member of the ACLU in 1920. For 30 years he was senior minister of The Community Church of New York (40 E. 35th Street). Friend of Gandhi and advocate for Gandhian non-violence.
~The Marginal Mennonite Society Heroes Series.