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Samuel H. C. Burgin

Clergyman

Samuel H. C. Burgin, American clergyman. member of the board of trustees Westmoreland College, San Antonio; Mason (32 degree, Knights Templar, Shriner).

Background

Burgin, Samuel H. C. was born on September 7, 1871 in Ridgeway, Missouri, United States. Son of Henry S. and Sarah E. (McCammon) Burgin.

Education

Educated Woodland College (Independence, Missouri), Central College (Fayette, Missouri), and by private study. Doctor of Divinity, Southwestern U., Georgetown, Texas, 1914.

Career

Ordained minister, M. E. Church, S., 1897. Pastor Campbell St. Church (now Institutional, of Kansas City, Missoury), St. Paul, Butte, Montana, Windsor, Missouri, Centenary Chapel (Fayette, Missouri), Travis Park Church, San Antonio, Texas, 1909-1910. Presiding elder San Antonio District, 1910-1914.

Pastor Trinity (later First Church), Dallas, Texas, 1914-1920 (projected movement for erection of new First Church). Executive secretary General Board Church Extension, Methodist Episcopal Church, South, Louisville, Kentucky, 1920-1922. Became pastor Laurel Heights Church, San Antonio, Texas, 1922.

Membership

Member of the board of trustees Westmoreland College, San Antonio. Mason (32 degree, Knights Templar, Shriner).

Connections

Married Lora E. Miller, of Kansas City, Missoury, October 18, 1899 (died August 22, 1913).; married second, Elizabeth Kilpatrick, of Corinth, Mississippi, March 11, 1916. Children: Herschel Steele, Ruth Evangeline, Miller Strange.

father:
Henry S. Burgin

mother:
Sarah E. (McCammon) Burgin

spouse:
Elizabeth Kilpatrick

spouse:
Lora E. Miller

child:
Miller Strange Burgin

child:
Ruth Evangeline Burgin

child:
Herschel Steele Burgin