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William James Jones

William James Jones, British clergyman, editor. member of the board of trustees Philadelphia College Bible; Member Modern Language Assn American, American Association University Professors; Club: Wheaton (Philadelphia).

Background

  • Jones, William James was born on September 28, 1901 in Liverpool, England. Son of Evan Thomas and Margaret Ann (Davies) Jones.

  • Education

    • Brought to the United States, 1903, naturalized, 1917. Bachelor of Arts, Wheaton College, 1925, Doctor of Letters, 1960. Bachelor of Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1928.

      A.M., Princeton, 1928. Student United States.C., 1934. Postgraduate, University of Pennsylvania since 1940.

    Career

    • Ordained to ministry of Baptist Church, 1928. Professor of English, Des Moines U., 1928-1929, Huntington (Indiana) College, 1932-1933. Professor of English and history, Columbia Bible College, South Carolina., 1933-1934.

      Pastor Cassadaga (New York) Baptist Church, 1934-1939. Instructor, King’s College, 1939-1942. Secretary Philadelphia College Bible, 1941-1942.

      Editor American Sunday School Union publications from 1942.

    Membership

    Member of the board of trustees Philadelphia College Bible. Member Modern Language Assn American, American Association University Professors. Club: Wheaton (Philadelphia).

    Connections

    • Married Helen Paton Lindsay, July 4, 1929. Children: David Timothy, Margaret Wyllys, Gwyneth Ellen, Helen Elisabeth, Laurel Gresham.
    • father: Evan Thomas Jones
    • mother: Margaret Ann (Davies) Jones
    • spouse: Helen Paton Lindsay
    • children: David Timothy Jones
    • Margaret Wyllys Jones
    • Gwyneth Ellen Jones
    • Helen Elisabeth Jones
    • Laurel Gresham Jones
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    Born September 28, 1901
    Died January 23, 1973
    (aged 71)
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