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John M. Barcus

Clergyman

John M. Barcus, American clergyman. member General Board Epworth League 12 years; member Joint Board of Publn., Texas Christian Advocate. Trustee Southwestern U.; Mason.

Background

Barcus, John M. was born on December 23, 1860 in Tulip, Dallas Company, Arkansas, United States. Son of Review Edward Rosman and Mary Frances (Smith) Barcus.

Education

Master of Arts, Southwestern U., Georgetown, Texas, 1882, Doctor of Divinity, 1905.

Career

Worth, Cleburne, Vernon—all in Texas. Served as presiding elder 15 years. Secretary Central Texas Conference Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 21 years and elected to General Conference 6 times.

Member General Board Epworth League 12 years. Secretary Committee of Appeals, Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1910-1922. Member Joint Board of Publn., Texas Christian Advocate.

Trustee Southwestern U.

Membership

Member General Board Epworth League 12 years. Member Joint Board of Publn., Texas Christian Advocate. Trustee Southwestern U.

Connections

Married Mary T. McCrary, November 5, 1885.

father:
Review Edward Rosman Barcus

mother:
Mary Frances (Smith) Barcus

spouse:
Mary T. McCrary