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Winfield Edson

Winfield Edson, American clergyman. Mason, Kiwanian.


  • Edson, Winfield was born on December 5, 1907 in Red Cloud, Nebraska, United States. Son of Isaac William and Margaret Rosamond (Ricker) Edson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Nebraska State Teachers College, 1934. Bachelor of Divinity, Berkeley Baptist Division School, 1937, Doctor of Divinity, 1944.


    • Ordained to ministry of Baptist Church, 1937. Assistant pastor First Church, Oakland. California, 1935-1937, Fremont, Nebraska, 1937-1938.

      Director public relations Berkeley Baptist Division School, 1938-1939. Pastor First Baptist Church, Long Beach, California, since 1939. President American Baptist Convention.

      Member board Southern California Baptist Convention Trustee U. Redlands, Berkeley Baptist Division School, Spanish-American Theological Seminary.


    Mason, Kiwanian.


    • Married Itha Anderson, October 3, 1930. Children: James William, Winfield Doyle.
    • father: Isaac William Edson
    • mother: Margaret Rosamond (Ricker) Edson
    • spouse: Itha Anderson
    • children: James William Edson
    • Winfield Doyle Edson
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    Born December 5, 1907
    Died April 19, 1956
    (aged 48)