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William Culbertson

William Culbertson, American clergyman. Member of the North American Council, China Inland Mission, 1940-1971; Member Evangelical Theological Society.

Background

  • Culbertson, William was born on November 18, 1905 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William, Junior, and Lydia Barnes (Roper) C.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1939. Bachelor of Divinity, Reformed Episcopal Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, 1939, Doctor of Divinity, 1939. Doctor of Laws, Bob Jones University, Greenville, South Carolina., 1948.

    Career

    • Ordained deacon, Reformed Episcopal Church, 1927. Presbyter, 1928; consecrated bishop, 1937. Rector Grace Church, Collingsdale, Pennsylvania, 1927-1930.

      St. John’s-by-the-Sea, Ventnor, New Jersey, 1930-1933. Atonement, Germantown, Philadelphia, 1933-1942. Episcopacy; New York and Philadelphia Synod, Reformed Episcopal Church, 1937-1942.

      Lecturer Reformed Episcopal Theological Seminary, 1929-1942, dean Moody Bible Institute, 1942-1947, acting president and dean of education, 1947-1948, president 1948-1971, Chancellor 1971. Trustee Reformed Episcopal Theo. Seminary, Philadelphia, 1930-1971.

    Membership

    Member of the North American Council, China Inland Mission, 1940-1971. Member Evangelical Theological Society.

    Connections

    • Married Catharine Havilla Gantz, March 16, 1929. Children: Joy Anne, William Robert, Paul Gantz, Ruth Catharine.
    • father: William Culbertson
    • mother: Lydia Barnes (Roper) Culbertson
    • spouse: Catharine Havilla Gantz
    • children: Joy Anne Culbertson
    • William Robert Culbertson
    • Paul Gantz Culbertson
    • Ruth Catharine Culbertson
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    Born November 18, 1905
    Died November 16, 1971
    (aged 65)
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