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Clergyman

George Perry Rutledge, American clergyman. Member Richmond (Virginia) Bicentennial Advisory Committee, 1937.; Member North American Committee of One Thousand, China’s Children Fund, Inc.; Mason (32°, Shriner).

Background

Rutledge, George Perry was born on May 16, 1869 in Blacksburg, Virginia, United States. Son of Anderson and Ellen Jane (Kirk) Rutledge.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Milligan (Tennessee) College, 1891, A.M., 1895. Doctor of Laws, Atlantic Christian College, Wilson, North Carolina, 1904, Bethany (West Virginia) College, 1917.

Career

Ordained ministry Disciples of Christ, 1890. Pastor First Church, Norfolk, Virginia, 1891-1896, 3d Church, Philadelphia, 1897-1912, Broad St. Church, Columbus, Ohio, 1913-1916. Editor in chief Christian Standard, 1916-1922.

Founder Pacific Bible Seminary, Los Angeles (now at Long Beach), California, 1928. Now pastor Central Church of Christ, Mount Vernon, Illinois.

Membership

Member Richmond (Virginia) Bicentennial Advisory Committee, 1937. Member North American Committee of One Thousand, China’s Children Fund, Inc. Mason (32°, Shriner).

Connections

Married Carrie Wellford McCurdey, December 22, 1896 (deceased). Children: Frances Ellen (Mistress Brent S. Finch, deceased), Pauline (Mistress Warren W. McIntire), Carol (Mistress W. K. Tevis).

father:
Anderson Rutledge

mother:
Ellen Jane (Kirk) Rutledge

spouse:
Carrie Wellford McCurdey

child:
Frances Ellen (Mistress Brent S. Finch Rutledge

child:
deceased) Rutledge

child:
Pauline Rutledge (Mistress Warren W. McIntire)

child:
Carol Rutledge (Mistress W. K. Tevis)