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Francis Wesley Warne, Canadian bishop.

Background

Warne, Francis Wesley was born on December 30, 1854 in Erin, Ontario, Canada. Son of Francis and Agnes (McCutcheon) Warne.

Education

Educated George Town Academy and Albert College, Belleville, Ontario. Graduate Garrett Biblical Institute, Evanston, Illinois, 1884. D D., Northwestern University, 1900, Toronto U., 1924.

Career

Ordained ministry M E. Church, 1874. Missionary to British N. America, 1878-1881. Went to Calcutta, India, as a missionary, 1887.

Pastor Thoburn Church and presiding elder Calcutta district, 1887-1900. Elected missionary bishop to India, 1900, retired, 1928. Visited Malaysia, China, Corea, Japan, and Honolulu, 1915.

Officially visited the P.I. 5 times. Visited Mesopotamia, Bagdad, Babylon, Mosul, and Ninevah, 1920. General superintendent Methodist Episcopal Church, 1920-1928.

Held conference officially in Japan, Corea, and China, 1924. Author: The Bible Sabbath. The Lord’s Supper; A Covenant Keeping God.

The Life of Mistress Parker. The Story of Lizzie Johnson. Twenty Years a Shut-In.

The Sinless Incarnation. The Lord’s Supper: Ideals That Have Helped Maine Deceased.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Bible Sabbath. The Lord’s Supper. A Covenant Keeping God. The Life of Mistress Parker.The Story of Lizzie Johnson. Twenty Years a Shut-In. The Sinless Incarnation.The Lord’s Supper: Ideals That Have Helped Maine Deceased.

Connections

Married Marguertte E. Jefferis, May 15, 1879. 1 daughter, Edith Mary.

father:
Francis Warne

mother:
Agnes (McCutcheon) Warne

spouse:
Marguertte E. Jefferis