A reverend who opened his “Midnight Mission” in
1904, he preached against segregated vice districts and held
nightly open-air sermons outside the Everleigh Club.
The pastor of the Lexington Avenue Baptist
Church and one of Bell’s main “saints” helped to escalate
the war against the Levee district.
Head of the flock at the Episcopal Cathedral of SS.
Peter and Paul and chairman of the Chicago Vice Commission.