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Luther Alonzo Harrell

Clergyman

Luther Alonzo Harrell, American clergyman. member General Conf; member general.

Background

Harrell, Luther Alonzo was born on December 31, 1888 in near Hawkinsville, Georgia, United States. Son of William Levi and Margaret Winnifred (Daniel) Harrell.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, Emory University, 1913, Doctor of Divinity, 1956.

Career

Ordained to ministry Methodist Church, 1916. Professor mathematics Sparks College, 1916-1917.

Pastor, Butler, Georgia, 1917-1921, Lee Street Church, Americus, Georgia, 1922-1924, Cherokee Heights Church, Macon, Georgia, 1924-1929, First Church, Dublin, Georgia, 1929-1930. Superintendent Columbus District, 1930-1934. Pastor First Church, Brunswick, Georgia, 1934-1938, Valdosta, Georgia, 1938-1942.

Superintendent Americus district, 1942-1945. Pastor First Church, Albany, Georgia, 1945-1951. Superintendent Macon district, 1951-1956.

Director Georgia Methodist Commission higher Education, 1956-1958. Member General Conference Commision on Higher Education, 1956-1958. Director, vice president S. Georgia Foundation for Conference Claimants, from 1942.

Member general board education Methodist Church, 1940-1948. Active district councils Boy Scouts American, 1934-1951. Trustee Emory University, from 1945.

Home: Albany, Georgia.

Membership

Member General Conf; member general.

Connections

Married Mary Elizabeth Quillian, November 28, 1913. Children: Margaret Elizabeth (wife of Review.

father:
William Levi Harrell

mother:
Margaret Winnifred (Daniel) Harrell

spouse:
Mary Elizabeth Quillian

child:
Margaret Elizabeth (wife of Rev Harrell