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Clergyman

John Sutton Stump, American clergyman. member of board of managers General Convention Baptists of N.A., 1911 to dissolution.

Background

Stump, John Sutton was born on December 4, 1861 in Gilmer County, West Virginia, United States. Son of Bailey and Sallie (Sutton) Stump.

Education

Glenville Normal School, West Virginia, 1 term. Graduate Crozer Theological Seminary, Chester, Pennsylvania, 1890. Doctor of Divinity, Denison, 1911.

Career

Ordained Baptist ministry, 1891. Missionary, Parkersburg, West Virginia, 1890-1891. Pastor Buckhannon, 1892-1893.

Organizer, incorporator, and correspondent secretary West Virginia Baptist Education Society, 1891-1894. Superintendent West Virginia Baptist State Missions, 1896-1901. District secretary American Baptist Home Mission Society, 1901-1909.

Joint district secretary same society and American Baptist Foreign Mission Society, 1909-1920. Assistant secretary American Baptist Home Mission Society, March 1920-November 1926. Secretary Department Church Edifice Work American Baptist Home Mission Society, 1926-1929.

Retired, 1931.

Membership

Member of board of managers General Convention Baptists of N.A., 1911 to dissolution.

Connections

Married Lily R. Budwell, March 2, 1892 (died 1925). Children: Felix Budwell, Josephine Ragland (deceased), John Sutton.

father:
Bailey Stump

mother:
Sallie (Sutton) Stump

spouse:
Lily R. Budwell

child:
Felix Budwell Stump

child:
Josephine Ragland Stump (deceased)

child:
John Sutton Stump