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Clergyman , educator

John Clark Williams, American clergyman, educator. Member General Conference Member of Parliament Church, 5 times to 1936, Methodist Uniting Conference, 1939.; Member Commision on Methodist Union.; Member Pi Gamma Museum K. of Philisophy.

Background

Williams, John Clark was born on May 6, 1877 in Walnut Grove, Ohio, United States. Son of Philander and Emily (Lawson) Williams.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Ohio State University, 1904. Master of Arts, 1928. Master of Arts, Kansas City (Kansas) University, 1905.

(Doctor of Divinity, Adrian [Michigan] College, 1913).

Career

Ordained Member of Parliament ministry, 1907. Pastor Whitehouse, O., 1904-1906, Arlinton, O., 1906-1909. Professor of English literature, Kansas City U., 1909-1912.

President Westminster College, Tehuacana, Texas, 1912-1921. Chancellor Kansas City University, 1921-1923. President Ohio Annual Conference, 1923-1925, 1930-1935.

Pastor Whitehouse, 1926-1929, Middletown, 1929-1930. Columbus since 1936. Pastor of University Methodist Church since 1936.

Membership

Member General Conference Member of Parliament Church, 5 times to 1936, Methodist Uniting Conference, 1939. Member Commision on Methodist Union. Member Pi Gamma Museum K. of Philisophy.

Connections

Married Nina Starr, September 5, 1900 (died January 2, 1910). Married second, Edith Obee, January 1, 1912 (died February 20, 1931).

father:
Philander Williams

mother:
Emily (Lawson) Williams

spouse:
Nina Starr

spouse:
Edith Obee