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George Edwards Newell

Clergyman

George Edwards Newell, American clergyman. Member General Assembly Presbyterian, Church of the United States (apportionment committee), Presbyterian Synod of Nebraska, Hastings Presbytery, Nebraska Christian Endeavor (president). Special religious work, Camp Funston, Kansas, World War. President Nebraska State Hygiene and Welfare Association; Mason.

Background

Newell, George Edwards was born on March 22, 1877 in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William and Katherine (Edwards) Newell.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Park College, Parkville, Missouri, 1904, Doctor of Divinity, 1915. Student Princeton Theological Seminary, 1905-1906. Graduate Auburn Theological Seminary, 1907.

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1907. Pastor successively King City, Missoury, Third Church, Kansas City, Missoury, First Church, Hastings, Nebraska and, since 1929. First Church, Wichita, Kansas.

Membership

Member General Assembly Presbyterian, Church of the United States (apportionment committee), Presbyterian Synod of Nebraska, Hastings Presbytery, Nebraska Christian Endeavor (president). Special religious work, Camp Funston, Kansas, World War. President Nebraska State Hygiene and Welfare Association.

Connections

Married Agnes Lasley, August 22, 1906. Children: Mary Virginia, Pauline Edwards, Catherine Agnes.

father:
William Newell

mother:
Katherine (Edwards) Newell

spouse:
Agnes Lasley

child:
Mary Virginia Newell

child:
Catherine Agnes Newell

child:
Pauline Edwards Newell