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Herbert Winston Provence

Clergyman , educator

Herbert Winston Provence, American clergyman, educator. Member editorial staff Sunday School Board, Southern Baptist Convention, 1928-1930. A founder Alabama Baptist Ministers’ Benefit Society.

Background

Provence, Herbert Winston was born on November 2, 1873 in Greenville, South Carolina, United States. Son of Review Samuel Moore and Indie Mayo (Watkins) Provence.

Education

Master of Arts, Richmond (Virginia) College, 1894. Master of Theology, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, 1897, Doctor of Theology, 1898.

Career

Ordained Baptist ministry, 1893. Pastor Montgomery, Alabama, 1898-1902, Ensley, Birmingham, Alabama, 1902-1904. Missionary, Shanghai, China, 1904-1912.

Pastor Clinton, Mississippi, 1912-1913. Professor Bible and philosophy, Mississippi College, 1913-1914. Professor of English, Furman U., 1914-1920, professor Christianity, 1920-1931.

President Greenville Woman’s College, 1931-1933. Now treasurer Provence-Jarrard Company, printers.

Membership

Member editorial staff Sunday School Board, Southern Baptist Convention, 1928-1930. A founder Alabama Baptist Ministers’ Benefit Society.

Connections

Married Mary Hall, of Richmond, Virginia, November 16, 1898. Children: Herbert Hall, Effie Ruth.

father:
Review Samuel Moore Provence

mother:
Indie Mayo (Watkins) Provence

spouse:
Mary Hall

child:
Herbert Hall Provence

child:
Effie Ruth Provence