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Clergyman , educator

George William Davis, British clergyman, educator.

Background

Davis, George William was born on August 3, 1858 in Rochester, Kent, England. Son of George and Ann (Spencelayh) Davis.

Education

Graduate Owens College (now Victoria U.), Manchester, England, 1881. Came to America, 1884. Graduate Auburn Theological Seminary, New York, 1886.

Doctor of Philosophy, Yale, 1891. Doctor of Divinity, Macalester, 1901.

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1884. Pastor, Macalester Presbyterian Church, St. Paul, 1892-1899. Professor Biblical science, Macalester College, 1892-1899.

In charge of Students’ Mission, Paris, France, 1899-1901. Pastor, Mankato, Minnesota, 1901-1907. Professor social and political science, Macalester College, since 1907.

Pastor, St. Anthony Park Congressional Church, January 1, 1909-September 1, 1915.

Connections

Married Sarah Emily Grimshaw, of Leeds, England, January 28, 1885 (died May 11, 1918).; married second, Ethel Mary Creech, of Rochester, Minnesota, July 7, 1919. Children: Conrad George, Constance Emily (Mistress Arthur C. Houlahan).

father:
George Davis

mother:
Ann (Spencelayh) Davis

spouse:
Ethel Mary Creech

spouse:
Sarah Emily Grimshaw

child:
Constance Emily Davis (Mistress Arthur C. Houlahan)

child:
Conrad George Davis