Edmund Russell Hardy
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Edmund Russell Hardy (c.1855-1901) was born in Farmington, Maine, and died in Buffalo, New York. He first became interested in Christian Science in 1882 when he acquired a copy of Science and Health. He then met with Mary Baker Eddy in 1883 at her home, 569 Columbus Avenue, Boston. He was invited to study with her in an upcoming class but declined the invitation. He later studied Christian Science with Eddy's student, Annie V. C. Leavitt in Buffalo, New York. In 1889 at the request of Mary Baker Eddy, he took both Primary and Normal class instruction with Eddy. In 1889 he was ordained pastor for the Buffalo, New York, branch church, a position he held until 1895. He united with The First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston, Massachusetts, in July 1893 and was a member until his passing. He also advertised as a Christian Science practitioner and teacher in The Christian Science Journal from 1889 until his passing.
Edmund Russell Hardy
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Edmund Russell Hardy (c.1855-1901) was born in Farmington, Maine, and died in Buffalo, New York. He first became interested in Christian Science in 1882 when he acquired a copy of Science and Health. He then met with Mary Baker Eddy in 1883 at her home, 569 Columbus Avenue, Boston. He was invited to study with her in an upcoming class but declined the invitation. He later studied Christian Science with Eddy's student, Annie V. C. Leavitt in Buffalo, New York. In 1889 at the request of Mary Baker Eddy, he took both Primary and Normal class instruction with Eddy. In 1889 he was ordained pastor for the Buffalo, New York, branch church, a position he held until 1895. He united with The First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston, Massachusetts, in July 1893 and was a member until his passing. He also advertised as a Christian Science practitioner and teacher in The Christian Science Journal from 1889 until his passing.