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Clergyman

Murray William Travis, American Clergyman. Ordained to ministry, Presbyterian Church, 1957. President Tulia Day Nursery, 1971-1973; chairman United Fund Campaign, Tulia, 1975, Community Concerns, Sinton, 1984-1985. Member Tulia Rotary.

Background

Travis, Murray William was born on August 6, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Frank Douglas and Laura Jessie (Gunter) Travis.

Education

Bachelor, Trinity University, San Antonio, 1953. Master of Divinity, McCormick Theological Seminary, 1957. Doctor of Ministry, McCormick Theological Seminary, 1979.

Career

Pastor, Trinity Presbyterian Church, Oak Lawn, Illinois, 1956-1960; pastor, Northminster Presbyterian Church, Amarillo, Texas, 1960-1967; pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Tulia, Texas, 1967-1981; pastor, Sinton (Texas) Presbyterian Church, 1981-1986; pastor, Westminster Presbyterian Church, Abilene, Texas, since 1986. Moderator, Plains Presbytery, Texas Panhandle, 1967. Chairman numerous committees, Palo Duro Presbytery, Texas Panhandle, since 1972.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry, Presbyterian Church, 1957.

Membership

President Tulia Day Nursery, 1971-1973. Chairman United Fund Campaign, Tulia, 1975, Community Concerns, Sinton, 1984-1985. Member Tulia Rotary.

Connections

Married Jane Ella Brooks, September 2, 1952. Children: Douglas B., Jan Marie Travis Evans, Drew G., Kara K. Travis Wells, Karl B.

father:
Frank Douglas Travis

mother:
Laura Jessie (Gunter) Travis

spouse:
Jane Ella Brooks

child:
Kara K. Travis Wells Travis

child:
Douglas B. Travis

child:
Karl B. Travis

child:
Drew G. Travis

child:
Jan Marie Travis Evans Travis