George Henry Cornelson, American clergyman. Mason.
Cornelson, George Henry was born on November 2, 1869 in Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States. Son of George Henry and Angie M. (Holman) Cornelson.
Bachelor of Science, South Carolina. Military Academy, 1888. A.M., Davidson (North Carolina) College, Doctor of Divinity, 1906.
Student McCormick Theological Seminary. Bachelor of Divinity, Columbia (South Carolina.) Theological Seminary, 1895. Special courses, University of Chicago and Free Church College, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1895-1896.
Ordained ministry Presbyterian Church in the United States, 1896. Pastor successively Malvern, Arkansas, Aiken, South Carolina., Concord, North Carolina, Moore Memorial Church, Nashville, Tennessee, until 1909, First Church, New Orleans, 1909-1927. Vice president City Investment Company, Gentilly Terrace Company, Rose Hill, Inc.
Cadet captain Prize Company B, South Carolina. Military Academy, 1888. Trustee Mountain Retreat Association, Montreat, North Carolina.
Married Emma F. Bailey, November 10, 1897. Children: George Henry, Rose Bailey.