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|1863. 18 Apr
||Birth of William Henry (Harry) Randall, Disciple of ‘Abdu'l-Bahá, in Boston.
||Boston; Massachusetts; United States
||William Harry Randall; Disciples of Abdul-Baha; Births and deaths
||William Harry Randall, an American, asked `Abdu'l-Bahá if he might contribute to the building of the Western Pilgrim House. [DH179]
- Plans were drawn up and work began but the funds available were insufficient to continue the work until 1923, when money was contributed by Amelia Collins. [BBD178; DH180; GPB307]
||William Harry Randall; Abdul-Baha, Life of; Pilgrim Houses; Western Pilgrim House; Amelia Collins
|1920 24 May
||Charles Greenleaf, Disciple of `Abdu'l-Bahá, passed away at the home of William Harry Randall in Boston. [SBR105]
- For details of his life see SBR97-105.
- For his obituary see SW11, 19:321-2.
|Boston; Massachusetts; United States
||Charles Greenleaf; Disciples of Abdul-Baha; William Harry Randall; In Memoriam; Births and deaths
|1925 4–9 Jul
||The Seventeenth Annual Convention of the Bahá’ís of the United States and Canada is held at Green Acre. [GAP117; SBR94]
- National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of the United States and Canada is elected for the first time. [GPB333, SETPE1p107]
- Like the previous attempts at electing a National Assembly in 1922, 1923 and 1924, the delegates didn't fully understand the Bahá'í election procedure. Nine members were elected as well as nine alternates whose purpose was to replace absent members. [SETPE1p108]
- The members were: Alfred Lunt, William Randall, May Maxwell, George Latimer, Louis Gregory, Elizabeth Greenleaf, Mariam Haney and Keith Ransom-Kehler with Horace Holley becomes its first full-time secretary. [BW13:852; SBR233, SETPE1p108]
|United States; Canada
||Alfred Lunt; William Harry Randall; May Maxwell (Bolles); George Latimer; Louis Gregory; Elizabeth Greenleaf; Mariam Haney; Keith Ransom-Kehler; Horace Holley; NSA; First National Spiritual Assemblies
|1929 11 Feb
||William ‘Harry’ Randall, Disciple of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, dies.
- For Shoghi Effendi’s obituary of him see BW3:213.
||William Harry Randall; Disciples of Abdul-Baha; In Memoriam; Births and deaths
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- Stories of Muriel Ives Newhall Barrow: Harry and Ruth Randall, by Muriel Ives Barrow Newhall (1998). [about]