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Clergyman , educator

Martin Ryerson Turnbull, American clergyman, educator.

Background

Turnbull, Martin Ryerson was born on July 2, 1886 in Waterford, Loudon County, Virginia, United States. Son of Lennox B. and Amelia (Ryerson) Turnbull.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Washington and Lee University, 1906. Student Biblical Seminary, New York. Bachelor of Divinity, Union Theological Seminary, Richmond, Virginia, 1915, Doctor of Divinity, 1920.

Career

Ordained ministry Presbyterian Church in the United States, 1915. Pastor Mossy Creek Church, Virginia, 1916-1917. Acting professor Bible, Union Theological Seminary in Virginia, 1917-1919.

Professor of English Bible, Presbyterian General Assembly’s Training School, Richmond, Virginia, since 1919. Editor of department Sunday School Lessons and Studying the Bible by Books, The Christian Observer, of Southern Presbyterian Church.

Membership

Member Phi Gamma Delta.

Connections

Married Mary Spottswood Carmichael, June 10, 1920. Children: Lucy Carmichael, Lennox Birkhead.

father:
Lennox B. Turnbull

mother:
Amelia (Ryerson) Turnbull

spouse:
Mary Spottswood Carmichael

child:
Lucy Carmichael Turnbull

child:
Lennox Birkhead Turnbull