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Lorenzo H. King

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Lorenzo H. King, American bishop. Mason, Elk.

Background

King, Lorenzo H. was born on January 2, 1878 in Macon, Mississippi, United States. Son of Houston Carlton and Leah King.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Clark College, Atlanta, Georgia., 1902. Bachelor of Divinity, Gammon Theological Seminary, Georgia, 1903, Union Theological Seminary, New York, New York, 1911. Doctor of Divinity, Wiley College, Marshall, Texas.

Student Teachers College, Columbia University, 1910-1911.

Career

Pastor Elberton (Georgia) Circuit, 1902-1903, Covington, 1903-1904, South Atlanta, 1905-1908, Newman, 1909-1910. Teacher English, Clark University, Atlanta, 1912-1913. Pastor Central Church, Atlanta, 1913-1919.

Editor Southwestern. Christian Advocate, 1920-1930. New York Conference, 1930-1931. Then pastor St. Mark’s Church, New York, New York.

Now bishop of Methodist Church. President board of trustees Gammon Theological Seminary. Vice president Clerk College board, Cookman board.

President Claflin College board.

Membership

Mason, Elk.

Connections

Married Louise Marie Watts, December 13, 1903. Children: Walter, Lorenzo World War II, Junior.

father:
Houston Carlton

mother:
Leah King

spouse:
Louise Marie Watts

child:
Walter King

child:
Lorenzo World War II King

child:
Jr King