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Alonzo Willard Fortune Edit Profile

Clergyman

Alonzo Willard Fortune was an American clergyman.

Background

Fortune, Alonzo Willard was born on June 29, 1873 in Holmes County, Ohio, United States. Son of William S. and Emily A. (Middaugh) Fortune.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Hiram (O.) College, 1898, A.M., 1900. Student Rochester Theological Seminary, 1903-1904. Bachelor of Divinity, University of Chicago, 1905, Doctor of Philosophy., 1915.

Doctor of Laws, Transylvania College, Kentucky, 1930.

Career

Ordained to ministry of Christian (Disciples) Church. Pastor of Chagrin Falls, O., 1899-1901, First Church, Rochester, New York, 1901-1904, Walnut Hills Church, Cincinnati, 1907-1912. Professor of doctrine College of Bible, Lexington, Kentucky, 1912-1922, dean of college, 1917-1922.

Pastor of Central Church, Lexington, 1922-1944, retired. Teacher of practical theology College of the Bible.

Membership

Member Pi Kappa Alpha, Theta Phi.

Connections

Married Bessie Hale, June 29, 1898. Children: Carl Hale, Emily Elizabeth.

father:
William S. Fortune

mother:
Emily A. (Middaugh) Fortune

spouse:
Bessie Hale

child:
Carl Hale Fortune

child:
Emily Elizabeth Fortune