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Frank Pugh Culver

Clergyman

Frank Pugh Culver, American clergyman. Member General Conference 11 times; member Unification Commission Methodist Episcopal Church and Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1922-1925; member Uniting Conference, 1939; member General Conference, Methodist Church, 1940.; Member Kappa Alpha.; Mason (32°).

Background

Culver, Frank Pugh was born on July 31, 1863 in Lawrenceville, Alabama, United States. Son of Major Isaac Franklin and Nancy (McSwean) Culver.

Education

Master of Arts, Southern U., Greensboro, Alabama, 1888. Doctor of Divinity, Southwestern U., 1912.

Career

Ordained Methodist Episcopal Church, South ministry, 1888. Pastor, Oxford, Alabama, 1888-1891, Anniston, 1892-1896, Tuscaloosa, 1897-1902, Huntsville, 1902-1905, Eleventh Avenue Church, Birmingham, 1906-1908. Presiding elder Birmingham District, 1909-1911.

President Polytechnic College, Fort Worth, Texas, 1911-1915. Pastor Austin Avenue Church, Waco, Texas, 1915-1918, 1st. Church, Fort Worth, 1918-1921.

Presiding elder Fort Worth District, 1921-1925 and since 1929, Waco District, 1925-1926. Pastor of First Church, Corsicana, 1926-1929. Presiding elder Fort Worth District, 1930-1934.

President board of trustees Texas Wesleyan College. Trustee Texas Woman’s College, Fort Worth, Texas.

Membership

Member General Conference 11 times. Member Unification Commission Methodist Episcopal Church and Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1922-1925. Member Uniting Conference, 1939.

Member General Conference, Methodist Church, 1940. Member Kappa Alpha.; Mason (32°).

Connections

Married Ella Taylor (died August 28, 1896).; married second, Mary Lee White, April. Children: Frank Pugh, Elizabeth.

father:
Major Isaac Franklin Culver

mother:
Nancy (McSwean) Culver

spouse:
Ella Taylor

spouse:
Mary Lee White

child:
Frank Pugh Culver

child:
Elizabeth Culver