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James William Lynch

Clergyman , educator

James William Lynch, American clergyman, educator.

Background

Lynch, James William was born on January 20, 1865 in Henry Company, Virginia, United States. Son of James William and Mary Catherine (Pratt) Lynch.

Education

Master of Arts, Wake Forest (North Carolina) College, 1888, Doctor of Divinity, 1902. Student Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, 1888-1889. Honorary alumnus University of Georgia, 1913.

Career

Ministry, 1889; pastor First Church, Danville, Kentucky, 1888-1899. College pastor, Wake Forest, 1899-1909. Pastor Durham, North Carolina, 1909-1911, Athens, Georgia, 1911-1920.

Professor Bible, Wake Forest College, since 1923. Home: Wake Forest, North Carolina.

Connections

Married Rebecca Aldine Pope, of Danville, Kentucky, July 20, 1899. Children: Jocelyn, Grace D. ordained Baptist.

father:
James William Lynch

mother:
Mary Catherine (Pratt) Lynch

spouse:
Rebecca Aldine Pope

child:
Grace D. Ordained Bapt Lynch

child:
Jocelyn Lynch