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Clergyman , educator

James Brewer Weldon, American clergyman, educator. member of the board of directors National Board of Education, Disciples of Christ.; Mason, Kiwanian.

Background

Weldon, James Brewer was born on November 3, 1878 in Denton Company, Texas, United States. Son of Abram James and Martha L. (Lindsay) Weldon.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, A.M., Christian U. (now Culver-Stockton College), Canton, Missouri, 1904, Bachelor of Divinity, 1906. Studied University of Chicago, summer 1922.

Career

Ordained ministry Christian (Disciples of Chirst) Church, 1902. Teacher Greek and history, Culver-Stockton College, 1906-1907. Pastor Boonville, Missouri, 1908-1918, during which time became widely known as prohibition advocate.

District superintendent missions, Disciples of Christ, 1918-1920. Vice president Culver-Stockton College, 1920-1924. Associate secretary Department of Endowments, same church, 1924-1926.

President Cotner College, from January 1926.

Membership

Member of the board of directors National Board of Education, Disciples of Christ. Mason, Kiwanian.

Connections

Married Mary Lena Hottel, of Canton, July 9, 1901. Children: John Brewer, james Oliver, Ada Lorine (deceased), Ida Louise.

father:
Abram James Weldon

mother:
Martha L. (Lindsay) Weldon

spouse:
Mary Lena Hottel

child:
Ida Louise Weldon

child:
John Brewer Weldon

child:
Ada Lorine Weldon (deceased)

child:
james Oliver Weldon