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Clergyman

George Freeman Winfield, American clergyman.

Background

Winfield, George Freeman was born on January 10, 1879 in Gatesville, Texas, United States. Son of John Milton and Sarah Elizabeth (Rye) Winfield.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, Polytechnic College, Fort Worth, Texas, 1906. Master of Arts, Southern Methodist U., Dallas, Texas, 1916. Doctor of Divinity Centenary College, Shreveport, Louisiana, 1927.

Career

Ordained to ministry Mechanical Engineering Church, South, 1901. Pastor in Texas 12 years, building 6 churches and 2 parsonages. President Meridian (Texas) College, 1911-1919, Wesley College, Greenville, Texas, 1919-1923, Lon Morris College, Jacksonville, Texas, 1923-1928. President Whitworth College, 1928-1938. Pastor Broad Street Methodist Church 1938-1940, Magnolia, Mississippi, Church, 1940-1942. Tylertown, Mississippi, Church, 1942-1943.

Membership

Member Committee on Classification and Accrediting of Schools, of Texas, 1917-1928. Member of Executive Committee Texas State Teachers Association, American Association Junior Colleges (ex-president), Ednl. Association Methodist Episcopal Church, South (ex-pres). Mason.; Clubs: Kiwanis, Rotary.

Connections

Married Harriett Preston Keller, June 28, 1906. Children: Ruth Preston (Mistress Joe Brown Love), Gerald Freeman.

father:
John Milton Winfield

mother:
Sarah Elizabeth (Rye) Winfield

spouse:
Harriett Preston Keller

child:
Ruth Preston Winfield (Mistress Joe Brown Love)

child:
Gerald Freeman Winfield