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Clergyman

Charles Whitefield Welch, American clergyman.

Background

Welch, Charles Whitefield was born on March 11, 1878 in White County, Tennessee, United States. Son of William and Georgia (McFarland) Welch.

Education

Student Ogden College, Bowling Green, Kentucky, 1900-1901, honorary Doctor of Letters, 1926. Student Southwestern U., 1901-1903, Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Chicago, 1908-1911, Doctor of Theology, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, 1922. Doctor of Divinity, Cumberland U., 1925.

Doctor of Laws, Centre College of Kentucky, 1926. Doctor of Laws, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 1942.

Career

Ordained to the ministry of Presbyterian Church, 1902. Pastor Park Avenue Church, New York, 1911-1916.

Pastor Fourth Avenue Church, Louisville, Kentucky, since 1916. Elected moderator Presbyterian Church, United States of America, at 150th meeting of General Assembly, Philadelphia, 1938.

Membership

Member Theta Phi. Pi Kappa Alpha. Mason (32°,Kiloton). Clubs: Pendennis (Louisville).

Connections

Married Sarah Kennedy Burney, 1903 (died 1913).; married second, Evelyn B. Bridgement, 1916. Children: Robert Burney, Clara McFarland, Sarah Deborah.

child:
Robert Burney Welch