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Paul Haynes Bowman

Clergyman , College president

Paul Haynes Bowman, American college president, clergyman. Member National Council Churches Christ in American (commission; member), Tau Kappa Alpha.

Background

Bowman, Paul Haynes was born on July 5, 1887 in near Johnson City, Tennessee, United States. Son of Samuel J. and Sue V. (Bowman) Bowman.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Bridgewater College, 1910, Doctor of Laws, 1944. Bachelor of Divinity, Crozer Theological Seminary, Chester, Pennsylvania, 1913. A.M., University of Pennsylvania, 1913.

Doctor of Divinity, Blue Ridge College, 1918, Juanita College, 1925. Doctor of Laws, Roanoke College, 1944.

Career

Ordained to ministry Church of the Brethren, 1907. Minister Bethany Church Brethren, Philadelphia, 1913-1915. President Blue Ridge (Maryland.) College, 1915-1917.

Professor philosophy Bridgewater College, 1918-1919, president, 1919-1945, president emeritus, from 1950. Educational specialist United States Office Education, 1945-1946. General representative Church World Service, New York City, 1948-1951.

Livestock farmer near Timberville, Virginia, from 1946. Director Farmers & Merchants. Bank. President Rockingham Public Library, from 1948.

Moderator, Church of Brethren, 1937, 1942, 1949, member General Brotherhood Board, 1929-1947, also from 1951.

Membership

Member National Council Churches Christ in American (commission. Member), Tau Kappa Alpha.

Connections

Married Flora Hoover, August 12, 1913. Children: Paul Hoover, Grace (Mistress Robert Koons), John Evans, Gene.

father:
Samuel J. Bowman

mother:
Sue V. (Bowman) Bowman

spouse:
Flora Hoover

child:
John Evans Bowman

child:
Grace Bowman (Mistress Robert Koons)

child:
Gene Bowman

child:
Paul Hoover Bowman