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Myron Fenton Boyd

Myron Fenton Boyd, American bishop, educator. Recipient award for producing best all around nat. religious broadcast National Religious Broadcasters, 1955. Member National Holiness Association (president 1954-1958, 68-72), National Association Evangs. (vice president 1968-1972, president 1972-1974), National Religious Broadcasters (president 1954-1956).

Background

  • Boyd, Myron Fenton was born on July 19, 1909 in Shelbyville, Illinois, United States. Son of Edward Pliny and Greta A. (Pierce) Boyd.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Seattle Pacific College, 1932, Doctor of Divinity, 1949. Doctor of Letters, Houghton (New York) College, 1957.

    Career

    • Ordained to ministry Free Methodist Church, 1931. Pastor in Tonasket, Wenatchee, Mount Vernon and Seattle, Washington, and New Westminster and Vancouver, B.C., Canada, 1932-1948. Director, speaker Light and Life Hour, Worldwide Radio Ministry, 1945-1965.

      Bishop Free Methodist Church North America, 1964-1976, chairman general missionary board, 1964-1974, president of the board administration, 1969. Professor Greenville (Illinois) College, 1977-1978.

    Works

    • Author: To Tell the World, 1964.

    Membership

    Member National Holiness Association (president 1954-1958, 68-72), National Association Evangs. (vice president 1968-1972, president 1972-1974), National Religious Broadcasters (president 1954-1956).

    Connections

    • Married Ruth Elinor Putnam, June 28, 1932. Children: Myron D. (deceased), Donald E., Darold D., Carolyn R. (Mistress.
    • father: Edward Pliny Boyd
    • mother: Greta A. (Pierce) Boyd
    • spouse: Ruth Elinor Putnam
    • children: Myron D. Boyd (deceased)
    • Donald E. Boyd
    • Darold D. Boyd
    • Carolyn R. (Mrs Boyd
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    Died July 31, 1978
    (aged 69)
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