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John Haynes Holmes

Full name: Rev. John Haynes Holmes

The Rev. John Haynes Holmes (1879–1964) was a prominent Unitarian minister, outspoken peace activist, and co-founder of both the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

The Rev. John Haynes Holmes (1879–1964) was a prominent Unitarian minister, outspoken peace activist, and co-founder of both the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). He served congregations in Dorchester, Massachusetts, and New York City.

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UU World

A pacifist in wartime

John Haynes Holmes, Daniel McKanan

From UU World Magazine
As America joined World War I, the Rev. John Haynes Holmes addressed his congregation on how he would serve his country.

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