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Clergyman , educator

George Frederick Woodson, American clergyman, educator.

Background

Woodson, George Frederick was born on May 20, 1861 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Lewis Frederick and Nancy (Tanner) Woodson.

Education

A.M., Wilberforce University, 1911. Bachelor of Divinity, Drew Theological Seminary, 1893. Doctor of Divinity, Payne Theological Seminary, 1902, Morris Brown U., Atlanta, 1925.

Career

Deacon African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1888, elder, 1890. Pastor, Bermuda Islands, 1888-1890, and in New Jersey Conference until 1895. With Payne Theological Seminary since 1895, dean, 1902-1937, now emeritus.

Home: Wilberforce, O.

Connections

Married Laura Edna Smith, of Cincinnati, Ohio, August 10, 1898. Children: Lewis Payne, George Frederick, Grace Isabel.

father:
Lewis Frederick Woodson

mother:
Nancy (Tanner) Woodson

spouse:
Laura Edna Smith

child:
Lewis Payne Woodson

child:
George Frederick Woodson

child:
Grace Isabel Woodson