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Myron Fenton Boyd

bishop , educator.

Myron Fenton Boyd, American bishop, educator. Recipient award for producing best all around nat. religious broadcast National Religious Broadcasters, 1955. Member National Holiness Association (president 1954-1958, 68-72), National Association Evangs. (vice president 1968-1972, president 1972-1974), National Religious Broadcasters (president 1954-1956).

Background

Boyd, Myron Fenton was born on July 19, 1909 in Shelbyville, Illinois, United States. Son of Edward Pliny and Greta A. (Pierce) Boyd.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Seattle Pacific College, 1932, Doctor of Divinity, 1949. Doctor of Letters, Houghton (New York) College, 1957.

Career

Ordained to ministry Free Methodist Church, 1931. Pastor in Tonasket, Wenatchee, Mount Vernon and Seattle, Washington, and New Westminster and Vancouver, B.C., Canada, 1932-1948. Director, speaker Light and Life Hour, Worldwide Radio Ministry, 1945-1965.

Bishop Free Methodist Church North America, 1964-1976, chairman general missionary board, 1964-1974, president of the board administration, 1969. Professor Greenville (Illinois) College, 1977-1978.

Works

  • Author: To Tell the World, 1964.

Membership

Member National Holiness Association (president 1954-1958, 68-72), National Association Evangs. (vice president 1968-1972, president 1972-1974), National Religious Broadcasters (president 1954-1956).

Connections

Married Ruth Elinor Putnam, June 28, 1932. Children: Myron D. (deceased), Donald E., Darold D., Carolyn R. (Mistress.

father:
Edward Pliny Boyd

mother:
Greta A. (Pierce) Boyd

spouse:
Ruth Elinor Putnam

children:
Myron D. Boyd (deceased)

Donald E. Boyd

Darold D. Boyd

Carolyn R. (Mrs Boyd