James William Lynch, American clergyman, educator.
Lynch, James William was born on January 20, 1865 in Henry Company, Virginia, United States. Son of James William and Mary Catherine (Pratt) Lynch.
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.
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.
Married Rebecca Aldine Pope, of Danville, Kentucky, July 20, 1899. Children: Jocelyn, Grace D. ordained Baptist.