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Clergyman , educator

Alfred Melvin Williams, American clergyman, educator.

Background

Williams, Alfred Melvin was born on June 30, 1874 in Lebanon, Oregon, United States. Son of Alfred Evans and Keziah Adelia (Bentley) Williams.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Albany (Oregon) College, 1896. Bachelor of Divinity, Cumberland U., Tennessee, 1903, Doctor of Divinity, 1920.

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1896. Pastor McMinnville, Oregon, 1906-1911. Superintendent religious education in Oregon, Washington and Idaho, 1911-1914.

Pastor Seattle, Washington, 1914-1917. President Albany (Oregon) College, 1919-1922. Pastor First Presbyterian Church, Madera, California, 1923-1929, St. Paul’s Church, San Francisco, since 1929.

Commissioner World’s S.S. Association Philippines, China and Japan, 1913.

Membership

Mason.; Rotarian.

Connections

Married Winona Josephine Irwine, of Albany, Oregon, February 3, 1897.

father:
Alfred Evans Williams

mother:
Keziah Adelia (Bentley) Williams

spouse:
Winona Josephine Irwine