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George Boddis

Clergyman

George Boddis, British clergyman.

Background

Boddis, George was born on December 24, 1866 in Wolverhampton, England. Son of William Henry and Eliza (Littlewood) Boddis.

Education

Came to the United States, 1883. Preparatory education Pennington (New Jersey) Seminary. Special course in theology under’ private teachers 6 years.

Graduate Philadelphia School of Elocution and Dramatic Art, 1898. Master of Arts, Potomac University, Washington, District of Columbia, 1912, later Doctor of Philosophy, S.T.D., Litt.D (Doctor of Laws, 1916).

Career

Entered ministry of the M. E. Church, 1888. Pastor Elam, Millersville and Landsdowne, Pennsylvania. Joined Baptist Church, 1894.

Pastor Messiah Church, Philadelphia, 1894-1898, Coatesville, 1898-1905, Clarion, 1905-1907, 1st Church, Lambertville, New Jersey, 1907-1919, Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania, October 1, since 1919. Instructor in university extension, Potomac U., since 1914, Philadelphia School of Bible, since 1921. Author: (brochures) Sonnets and Other Poems, 1887.

Plea for Foreign Missions, 1899. God’s Witness to Truth of His Word, 1910. England and America, 1914.

Scriptural Doctrine of the Lord Second Advent, 1915. God’s Hand in American History, 1916. The Educational Value of the English Bible, 1923.

Evolution Versus Facts. Contributor Poems and sacred songs. Home: Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (brochures) Sonnets and Other Poems, 1887. Plea for Foreign Missions, 1899. God’s Witness to Truth of His Word, 1910.England and America, 1914. Scriptural Doctrine of the Lord Second Advent, 1915. God’s Hand in American History, 1916.The Educational Value of the English Bible, 1923. Evolution Versus Facts. Contributor Poems and sacred songs.

Connections

Married Susan E. Beale, of Philadelphia, August 14, 1894 (she died July 23, 1920).

father:
William Henry Boddis

mother:
Eliza (Littlewood) Boddis

spouse:
Susan E. Beale