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Clergyman , educator

George Beverly Winton, American clergyman, educator.

Background

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

Education

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.

Career

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.

Membership

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

Connections

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

father:
Review George Mitchell Winton

mother:
Amanda (Faulkner) Winton

spouse:
Jessie McClain

child:
Prof Winton