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G. P. Mitchell

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G. P. Mitchell, Canadian church official, retired. member of the board of trustees Des Moines U. and Northwestern Baptist Hospital Association, St. Paul, Minnesota, many years; member Board Promotion and Missionary Cooperation, Northern Baptist Convention, 7 years.

Background

Mitchell, G. P. was born on December 12, 1856 in of America parents, Ontario, Canada. Son of J. E. and Eliza (Potts) Mitchell.

Education

Educational public schools. Spent 5 years at Shurtleff College, Alton, Illinois, after 40 years of age, and graduate Bachelor of Arts, 1907. Doctor of Divinity, same college, 1915.

Career

Ministry, 1891; pastor successively at Plainfield, Illinois, Ovid, Michigan, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Shenandoah, Iowa. Missionary and executive secretary Iowa Baptist Convention, 1913-1926 (retired).

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: An Adventure With Chance, 1935. Editor: A Century of Iowa Baptist History.

Membership

Member of the board of trustees Des Moines U. and Northwestern Baptist Hospital Association, St. Paul, Minnesota, many years. Member Board Promotion and Missionary Cooperation, Northern Baptist Convention, 7 years.

Connections

Married Nettie May Clark, September 26, 1883. Children: Hazel M. E., Phillip D. ordained Baptist.

father:
J. E. Mitchell

mother:
Eliza (Potts) Mitchell

spouse:
Nettie May Clark

child:
Hazel M. E. Mitchell

child:
Phillip D. Ordained Bapt Mitchell