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Edwin Dubose Mouzon, American bishop. member board of trustees Scarritt College Christian Workers, Nashville, Tennessee; Mason.

Background

Mouzon, Edwin Dubose was born on May 19, 1869 in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States. Son of Samuel Cogswell and Harriet (Peurifoy) Mouzon.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Wofford College, South Carolina, 1889. Doctor of Divinity, Southwestern U., 1905, Doctor of Laws, 1911. Doctor of Laws, Duke University, 1930.

Also from Southern Methodist U., 1935.

Career

Entered Texas Conference Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1889. Pastor in Texas at Bryan, 1889, Austin, 1890, Caldwell, 1891-1893, Galveston, 1894, Flatonio, 1895, Abilene, 1896-1897, Fort Worth, 1898-1901, Central Church. Kansas City, Missoury, 1901-1904, Travis Park Church, San Antonio, Texas, 1904-1908.

Professor theology, Southwestern U., Georgetown, Texas, 1908-1910. Elected bishop, May 1910. Made official visits to missions in Mexico, 1911, and to S.A., 1915.

Took part in founding Southern Methodist U., Dallas, Texas. Member board of trustees Scarritt College Christian Workers, Nashville, Tennessee. Chairman Commision on Interdenom.

Relations and Church Union. In charge 1st Episcopal District, including Maryland., West Virginia, Virginia and District of Columbia. Delegate Ecumenical Conference, Toronto, 1911, London, 1921, Atlanta, 1931.

President Board of Christian Education, Methodist Episcopal Church. Chairman Commission sent to South America, 1930, to set up the Autonomous Methodist Church of Brazil.

Membership

Member board of trustees Scarritt College Christian Workers, Nashville, Tennessee.

Connections

Married Mary Elizabeth Mike, May 19, 1890 (died November 19, 1917).; married second, Mistress. Children: Hattie Peurifoy (Mistress C. H. Thomas), Julia Elizabeth (Mistress J. Richard Spann, deceased), Edwin D., Mary Josephine (Mistress J. G. Peurifoy), J. Carlisle, Olin T.

father:
Samuel Cogswell Mouzon

mother:
Harriet (Peurifoy) Mouzon

spouse:
Mary Elizabeth Mike

spouse:
Mistress

child:
Hattie Peurifoy Mouzon (Mistress C. H. Thomas)

child:
Julia Elizabeth (Mistress J. Richard Spann Mouzon

child:
deceased) Mouzon

child:
Edwin D. Mouzon

child:
Mary Josephine Mouzon (Mistress J. G. Peurifoy)

child:
J. Carlisle Mouzon

child:
Olin T. Mouzon