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Augustus Waldo Drury, American theologian.

Background

Drury, Augustus Waldo was born on March 2, 1851 in Madison Company, Indiana, United States. Son of Morgan Shortridge and Elizabeth (Lambert) Drury.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Western College, Western, Iowa (now Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa), 1872. Graduate Bonebrake Theological Seminary, Dayton, O., 1877. Studied University of Berlin, summer 1886.

Doctor of Divinity, Western, 1885. Doctor of Laws, Otterbein, 1914.

Career

Professor Greek and Latin, Western College, 1872-1873. Ordained U.B. ministry, 1877. Pastoral work, most of time, 1873-1880.

Professor church history, 1880-1892, professor systematic theology, since 1892, Bonebrake Theological Seminary Trustee and president of the board U.B. Public House. Secretary U.B. History Society. President Dayton Board Education, 1895, 96.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Life of Philip William Otterbein, 1884. Outlines of Doctrinal Theology, 1914, review edit., 1926. History of the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, 1925.

Connections

Married Sophia Bookwalter, September 6, 1876 (died 1922). Children: Luther Edwards, Mistress Mabel McDonald, Horace Bookwalter, Mistress Agnes Denune, Mistress Ruth McClure.

father:
Morgan Shortridge Drury

mother:
Elizabeth (Lambert) Drury

spouse:
Sophia Bookwalter

child:
Luther Edwards Drury

child:
Mistress Mabel McDonald Drury

child:
Horace Bookwalter Drury

child:
Mistress Agnes Denune Drury

child:
Mistress Ruth McClure Drury