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James Wilson Bixler

Clergyman

James Wilson Bixler, American clergyman. Member N.H. House of Republican 1925-1929 (chairman Industrial Schools Committee; member N.H. State Senate, 1933-1935 (chairman education committee); member Exeter Eventide Home for Aged. President Association of Ministers of Exeter and vicinity.; Member Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Upsilon.; Mason, Odd.

Background

Bixler, James Wilson was born on February 28, 1861 in Hanover, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of David D. and Almira (Wilson) Bixler.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Amherst, 1882, A.M., 1887. Bachelor of Divinity, Yale, 1887. Hooker fellow Yale Division School, 1888-1889.

Doctor of Divinity, Roanoke, 1903.

Career

Ordained Congleton ministry, 1889. Pastor North Church, Haverhill, Massachusetts, 1889-1891, 2d Church, New London, Connecticut, 1891-1916. Professor Biblical and Christian theology, Atlanta Theol, Seminary, 1916-1918.

Pastor Congressional Church, Exeter, N.H., 1918-1936, pastor emeritus since 1936. Pulpit supply Brentwood (N.H.) Congressional Church since 1937.

Membership

Member N.H. House of Republican 1925-1929 (chairman Industrial Schools Committee. Member N.H. State Senate, 1933-1935 (chairman education committee). Member Exeter Eventide Home for Aged.

President Association of Ministers of Exeter and vicinity. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Upsilon. Mason, Odd.

Connections

Married Clara M. Burleigh, October 15, 1921. Children: (by 1st marriage), Julius S.

father:
David D. Bixler

mother:
Almira (Wilson) Bixler

spouse:
Clara M. Burleigh

child:
(by 1st marriage) Bixler

child:
Julius S. Bixler