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Samuel Leslie Morris

Clergyman

Samuel Leslie Morris, American clergyman. Member Pan-Presbyterian Alliance, 1899. Trustee Columbia (South Carolina.) Theological Seminary, Adger College, Durant (Oklahoma) College.

Background

Morris, Samuel Leslie was born on December 25, 1854 in Abbeville, South Carolina, United States. Son of James Hervey and Ann E. (McCaslan) Morris.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Erskine College, 1873. Graduate Columbia (South Carolina.) Theological Seminary, 1876. Doctor of Laws, 1919.

Career

Ministry, 1877; pastor Walhalla, South Carolina., 1876-1882. Pastor and evangelist, Edgefield, South Carolina., 1882-1889. Pastor Macon, Georgia, 1889-1901.

Secretary home missions, General Assembly Presbyterian Church United States, 1901-1933. Now pastor of Morningside Church, Atlanta, Georgia.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Task that Challenges, 1917. Christianizing Christendom, 1919. Presbyterianism, Its Principles and Practice, 1922.The Records of the Morris Family, 1922. The Romance of Home Missions, 1924. The Fact of Christianity, 1927.The Drama of Christianity, 1928.

Membership

Member Pan-Presbyterian Alliance, 1899. Trustee Columbia (South Carolina.) Theological Seminary, Adger College, Durant (Oklahoma) College.

Connections

Married Ella M. Brice, October 23, 1877. Children: Mistress Margie Akers, Mistress Hattie Gilbert, Mistress Marion Wood, Samuel L. Ordained Presbyterian.

father:
James Hervey Morris

mother:
Ann E. (McCaslan) Morris

spouse:
Ella M. Brice

child:
Mistress Margie Akers Morris

child:
Mistress Hattie Gilbert Morris

child:
Mistress Marion Wood Morris

child:
Samuel L. Ordained Presbyn Morris