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Melvin P. Burns

Clergyman

Melvin P. Burns, Canadian clergyman. Mason.

Background

Burns, Melvin P. was born on September 14, 1866 in Canada. Son of Bernard and Julia Ann (Baker) Burns.

Education

Educated Valparaiso (Indiana) Normal U., 1888-1890, Little Rock U., 1890-1894. Doctor of Divinity, Hamline, 1912, Wesley College, North Dakota, 1912. Doctor of Philosophy., Illinois Wesleyan University, 1912.

Career

Ordained Mechanical Engineering ministry, 1890. Pastor Stuttgart, Arkansas, 1893-1896, Casselton, North Dakota, 1896-1899. Superintendent Jamestown (North Dakota) Conference, 1899-1902, Fargo District, North Dakota, 1922-1924, Grand Forks District, 1904-1907, Minneapolis District, Northern Minnesota Conference, 1907-1912, Duluth District, 1912-1916.

Superintendent Department of City Work, Board of Home Missions, Methodist Episcopal Church, since 1916.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Jennie B. Tipton, May 10, 1893. Children: Wendell T., Russell W., Mildred E. Came to the United States, 1880, naturalized citizen, 1886.

father:
Bernard Burns

mother:
Julia Ann (Baker) Burns

spouse:
Jennie B. Tipton

child:
Wendell T. Burns

child:
Russell W. Burns

child:
Mildred E. Came to the United States Burns

child:
1880 Burns

child:
naturalized citizen Burns

child:
1886 Burns