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Clergyman

Gross Alexander, American clergyman. Member and one of secs. of General Conference, Memphis, 1894, Baltimore, 1898, Dallas, Texas, 1902, Birmingham, Alabama, 1906, Asheville, North Carolina, 1910, Oklahoma City, 1914.

Background

Alexander, Gross was born on June 1, 1852 in Scottsville, Kentucky, United States. Son of of Doctor Charles Holliday and Eliza A. (Drane) A.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Louisville, 1871. Tutor in same, 1871-1873. Professor Latin and Greek Warren College, Kentucky, 1873-1875.

Bachelor of Divinity, Drew Theological Seminary, 1877. (S.T.D., Emory and Henry College, 1890. Doctor of Divinity, Emory College, 1912).

Career

2d, Arabel Wilbur, November 30, 1887. Pastor at Lake Mohonk, New York, 1875-1876, New Brighton, S.I., 1877. Joined Louisville Conference Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1877.

Was pastor in Kentucky, 1877-1884. Professor New Testament Greek and exegesis, Vanderbilt University, 1885-1902. Presiding elder, Louisville, 1902-1906.

Editor Methodist Review and book editor, Methodist Episcopal Church, South.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Homilies of Chrysostom on Galatians and Ephesians, 1889. Author: Life of Singapore Polytechnic Holcombe, 1888. History of Methodist Episcopal Church, South (American Church History Series), 1894.The Beginnings of Methodism in the South, 1897. The Son of Man—Studies in His Life and Teaching, 1899. Commentary on Colossians and Ebhesians, 1909.

Membership

Member and one of secs. of General Conference, Memphis, 1894, Baltimore, 1898, Dallas, Texas, 1902, Birmingham, Alabama, 1906, Asheville, North Carolina, 1910, Oklahoma City, 1914.

Connections

Married Helen M. Watts, August 12, 1875.

spouse:
Helen M. Watts