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Clergyman

Leon Kurtz Willman, American clergyman. Member Philadelphia Social Service Commission, 1911-1914; Member Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Upsilon.; Mason; Rotarian.

Background

Willman, Leon Kurtz was born on July 26, 1873 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Mabery Ebling and Esther Guldin (Dry) Willman.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Wesleyan University, Connecticut, 1897, Doctor of Divinity, 1914. Student Drew Theological Seminary, Madison, New Jersey, 1897-1898.

Career

Ordained Mechanical Engineering ministry, 1898. Pastor Waterbury, Vermont, 1898-1902, Montpeller, Vermont, 1902-1904. Instructor Bible history, The Hill School, Pottstown, Pennsylvania, 1904-1907.

Pastor Spring Garden St. Church, Philadelphia, 1907-1914, 1st Church, Asbury Park, New Jersey, 1914-1918. Associate field director American Red Cross, Army Hospitals, 1918-1919. Pastor Broadway Church, Camden, New Jersey, 1919-1920, First Church of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, since 1920.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Men of the Old Testament. Pastor’s Vade Mecum. Contributor to Christian Advocate, etc.

Membership

Member Philadelphia Social Service Commission, 1911-1914. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Upsilon. Mason; Rotarian.

Connections

Married Anne Lydia Judkins, of Bristol, N.H., January 17, 1901.

father:
Mabery Ebling Willman

mother:
Esther Guldin (Dry) Willman

spouse:
Anne Lydia Judkins