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Clergyman , educator

Jerry Maurice Henry, American clergyman, educator.

Background

Henry, Jerry Maurice was born on August 7, 1880 in Poages Mill, near Roanoke City, Virginia, United States. Son of John T. and Jane Frances (Grisso) Henry.

Education

Preparatory education, Daleville (Virginia) Academy and College. Bachelor of Arts, Bridgewater (Virginia) College, 1909. Teacher Daleville College, 1909-1913, 1914-1917.

Studied University of Virginia, 1913-1914. A.M., George Washington University, 1919, Doctor of Philosophy., 1924.

Career

Prohibition speaker in Virginia, 1914-1917. Ordained ministry Church of the Brethren, 1906. Evangelistic work, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Maryland.

Pastor Washington, District of Columbia, 1917-1922. President Blue Ridge College, New Windsor, Maryland., from 1922. Delivered educational addresses at International Conference of Church of the Brethren, Calgary, Canada, June 1923.

Delegate World Conference on Faith and Order, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1927. Lecturer on “World Peace”. Home: New Windsor, Maryland.

Connections

Married Virginia Wickline, August 9, 1909. Children: Hortense May (deceased), Maurice Kent, Margaret Sangster.

father:
John T. Henry

mother:
Jane Frances (Grisso) Henry

spouse:
Virginia Wickline

child:
Hortense May Henry (deceased)

child:
Maurice Kent Henry

child:
Margaret Sangster Henry