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Clergyman , educator

George Beverly Winton, American clergyman, educator.


Winton, George Beverly was born on January 12, 1861 in Springfield, Missouri, United States. Son of Review George Mitchell and Amanda (Faulkner) Winton.


Master of Arts, Morrisville (Missouri) College, 1881. Student at Vanderbilt University, 1881-1883. Doctor of Divinity, Southwestern U., Texas, Southern U., Alabama, and Randolph-Macon College, Virginia, 1902.

Doctor of Letters, Piedmont College, 1935.


Will McClain, Lieutenant Colonel Walter Ferrell, Major George Peterson, Dorothy. Ordained to ministry Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1883. Engaged in ministerial work in Missouri, 1883-1884, in City of Mexico, 1884.

Professor Latin, Pacific Methodist College, Santa Rosa, California, 1885-1887. Pastor Sacramento, California, 1887. Missionary in Mexico, 1888-1902.

President Theological Seminary, San Luis Potosi, 1889-1897. Editor Evangelista Mexicano, 1892-1896. Editor-in-chief Christian Advocate, Nashville, Tennessee, 1902-1910.

Editorial secretary Board of Missions and editor “Missionary Voice,” 1911-1914. Editorial secretary Committee on Coöperation in Latin America, 1917-1921. Editor St. Louis Christian Advocate, 1921-1923.

Pastor Broadway Methodist Church, Paducah, Kentucky, 1923-1925. Editor Methodist Advocate, Nashville, Tennessee, 1925-1926. Lecturer in Latin-American history and Biblical literature, Vanderbilt University, 1927-1929, professor of Biblical literature and history, since 1929, dean of School of Religion, 1930-1936.


Member General Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1902, 10, 22.


Married Jessie McClain, July 16, 1884 (died 1931). Children: Professor.

Review George Mitchell Winton

Amanda (Faulkner) Winton

Jessie McClain

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