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John Harmon Burma

Clergyman , educator

John Harmon Burma, American clergyman, educator. Mason.

Background

Burma, John Harmon was born on February 8, 1874 in Ackley, Iowa, United States. Son of Harmon F. and Anna (Nutbrook) Burma.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Dubuque, Iowa, 1896. Graduate theological department, same, 1899. Doctor of Divinity, Trinity U., Waxahachie.

Texas, 1917; Doctor of Laws, Austin College, Sherman, Texas, 1924.

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1899. Pastor Hanover, Illinois, 1899-1903, Knoxville, Iowa, 1903-1908, Dallas, Texas, 1908-1916. Vice president University of Dubuque, 1916-1920.

President Trinity University, Waxahachie, Texas, from 1920-1933. Pastor Central Church, Sherman, since 1933.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Manetta Knock, 1899.

father:
Harmon F. Burma

mother:
Anna (Nutbrook) Burma

spouse:
Manetta Knock