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John Grant Newman

Clergyman

John Grant Newman, American clergyman.

Background

Newman, John Grant was born on October 16, 1862 in near Dandridge, Tennessee, United States. Son of Samuel Blair and Nancy Elizabeth (Rankin) Newman.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Maryville College, 1888, Master of Arts, 1894, Doctor of Divinity, 1908, Doctor of Laws, 1921. Little D., College of Emporia, Kansas, 1927. Graduate Union Theological Seminary, 1893.

Career

Helen I. Minnis, December 19, 1906 (died December 23, 1939). Principal New Market (Tennessee) Academy, 1888-1890. Professor Latin, Maryville College, 1893-1903.

Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1894. Pastor Olivet Memorial Church, New York City, 1903-1905, Wyoming Church, Cincinnati, 1905-1908. President The Western College for Women, 1908-1912.

Pastor Chambers-Wylie Memorial Church, Philadelphia, 1912-1937, since pastor emeritus.

Works

  • Other Work

    • An Education for You.

Membership

Clubs: Union League, City.; Member Judicial Commission.

Connections

Married Mary E. Minnis, June 28, 1893 (died 1901).

father:
Samuel Blair Newman

mother:
Nancy Elizabeth (Rankin) Newman

spouse:
Mary E. Minnis