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Clergyman

Edward Perry Jones, American clergyman.

Background

Jones, Edward Perry was born on February 21, 1872 in Cayuga, Mississippi, United States. Son of George Perry and Louvenia M. Jones.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Natchez College, 1889 (Doctor of Divinity, also Doctor of Divinity, Rust U., 1892).

Career

Ordained Baptist ministry, 1894. Pastor Mount Heroden Church, Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1902-1918, Mount Zion Church, Evanston, Illinois, since 1918. President National Baptist Convention, since 1915 (purchased National Theological Seminary and Training School, at Nashville, under his administration).

Connections

Married Harriet Lee Wynn, of Greenville, Mississippi, November 19, 1896.

father:
George Perry

mother:
Louvenia M. Jones

spouse:
Harriet Lee Wynn