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evangelist

David Palir Wilson, American Evangelist. Recipient Israel State medal Government Israel, 1965, Poetry award State of New York, 1985.

Background

Wilson, David Palir was born on June 13, 1930 in New York City. Son of Norman Hall and Emily (Palir) Wilson.

Education

Bachelor, Hope College, 1952; Master of Divinity, Western Theological Seminary, Holland, Michigan, 1955.

Career

Missionary, Reformed Church in American, Winnebago, Nebraska, 1955-1957; minister, Reformed Church in American, Lester, Iowa., 1957-1959; minister, Presbyterian Church, Moonachie, New Jersey, 1960-1962; evangelist at large, Maywood, New Jersey, since 1962. President Trinity Travel and Tours, Inc., Maywood, since 1962.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author 20 books including The Issue of Bethlehem, The Rape of Innocence, Joy Beyond Belief, Calvary: Where the Cost was Counted. And the Price was Paid!. Composer 2,000 hymns, some with music.

      Composer wedding hymn Prince and Princess of Wales, 1981. Composer state hymn State of Hawaii, 1983. Contributor poetry to The Chatham Courier.

Connections

Married Alma Straatsma, May 5, 1955. Children: Victoria Wilson, Hall Mark Wilson.

father:
Norman Hall Wilson

mother:
Emily (Palir) Wilson

spouse:
Alma Straatsma

child:
Hall Mark Wilson

child:
Victoria Wilson