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Clergyman

George Washington White, American clergyman.

Background

White, George Washington was born on February 18, 1858 in Valparaiso, Indiana, United States. Son of David Wesley and Lydia Emmeline (Taylor) White.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa., 1883, A.M., 1886, Doctor of Divinity, 1896, Doctor of Laws, University of Southern California, 1930.

Career

Entered ministry Mechanical Engineering Church, 1877. Pastor in Iowa until 1883.

Business agent Cornell College, 1883-1884. Pastor in southern California, 1884-1892 and 1899-1903. Superintendent Los Angeles District, 1892-1895.

President University of Southern California, 1895-1899. Pastor Central Church, San Francisco, later First Church, Oakland, 1903-1916. Superintendent San Francisco District, 1916-1924 (retired).

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Historic Christ, 1910. Also other religious works.

Membership

Member University Senate Methodist Episcopal Church, 1896-1900. Member General Deaconess Board, 1912-1924.

Connections

Married Celia Villette Hutchins, January 24, 1885. 1 son, George Warren.

father:
David Wesley White

mother:
Lydia Emmeline (Taylor) White

spouse:
Celia Villette Hutchins