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Homer Wilson Carpenter

Clergyman

Homer Wilson Carpenter, American clergyman. Member International Convention, Disciples of Christ (acting president, 1932.

Background

Carpenter, Homer Wilson was born on December 19, 1880 in Flemingsburg, Kentucky, United States. Son of John Simon and Julia Anne (Hughes) Carpenter.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Transylvania College, 1906, Doctor of Divinity, 1932. Student College of the Bible, 1899-1907.

Career

Ordained to the ministry of the Disciples of Christ Church, June 6, 1906. Pastor Louisville, after 1929.

Chaplain Chautauqua (New York) Institute, 1933-1936. Trustee Milligan College. Curator Transylvania College Board member Red Cross Home Board, Salvation Army, Louisville Council of Churches, State Social Agencies.

Engaged in governor publicity work. World War 1: served as director division of War Drives in Kentucky, World War 11. Republican of Disciples of Christ, World Organisation Churches, 1948.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Future Is Now.

Membership

Member International Convention, Disciples of Christ (acting president, 1932. Clubs: Rotary International (honorary life.

Connections

Married Lillie Tevis Carpenter, June 30, 1909.

father:
John Simon Carpenter

mother:
Julia Anne (Hughes) Carpenter

spouse:
Lillie Tevis Carpenter