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Lawrence Phelps

Clergyman , educator

Lawrence Phelps, American clergyman, educator.

Background

Phelps, Lawrence was born on August 22, 1852 in Andover, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Professor Austin and Elizabeth (Stuart) Phelps.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Middlebury (Vermont) College, 1875, A.M., 1879. Student Andover Theological Seminary, 1876-1877.

Career

Ordained Congleton ministry, 1878. Pastor Barton, Vermont, 1878-1883, Gardner, Massachusetts, 1883-1891, 1st Church, Chelsea, 1891-1894. Principal Berkeley Temple School, Boston, 1894-1899.

Field secretary Boston Seamen’s Friend Society, 1898-1899. Pastor Leominster, Massachusetts, 1899-1906. Professor Biblical literature, Atlanta Theological Seminary since 1906.

Also professor same, Piedmont College.

Connections

Married Anna Kingsley, of Middlebury, Vermont, August 22, 1878.

father:
Professor Austin Phelps

mother:
Elizabeth (Stuart) Phelps

spouse:
Anna Kingsley