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Alexander Walters, American bishop.

Background

Walters, Alexander was born on August 1, 1858 in Bardstown, Kentucky, United States. Son of Henry and Harriett Walters.

Education

Education common schools and by private tutors in theology. (A.M., 1900, Doctor of Divinity, 1891, Livingston College).

Career

Bishop, since 1892. Elected 7 times president Afro-American Council. Delegate General Conference, 1884, 88, 92, and Ecumenical Confs., 1884, 91, 1901 (London, England.).

Trustee National Christian Endeavor Society, 1893-1907. Lecturer on Negro question. President African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Industrial & Development Corporation, New York, Deceased.

Connections

Married Katie Knox, August 28, 1877.

father:
Henry Walters

mother:
Harriett Walters

spouse:
Katie Knox