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Clergyman

Turner Ashby Wharton, American clergyman. Mason.

Background

Wharton, Turner Ashby was born on July 8, 1862 in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States. Son of Jesse Rankin and Martha Lavinia (Turner) Wharton.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of North Carolina, 1883. Bachelor of Divinity, Union Theological Seminary, Richmond, Virginia, 1886. Doctor of Divinity, King College, Bristol, Tennessee, 1898.

Doctor of Laws, Austin College, Sherman, Texas, 1925.

Career

Therapeutic Community Vinson), Jessie Turner (wife of Doctor C. E. Allen), Conway T., Lawrence H., Catherine, Turner Ashby, Floyd Watson, Park Street. Ordained ministry Presbyterian Church in the United States, 1886. Pastor successively Waynesville and Steel Creek, North Carolina, Abingdon, Virginia, Alabama Street Church, Memphis, and First Church, Columbia, Tennessee, until 1909, First Church, Sherman, Texas, 1909-1928 (emeritus).

Chairman Speakers bureau of N. Texas, World War. Member Charter Committee of Sherman. Trustee King College, Westminster Presbyterian Encampment.

Moderator Synod of Tennessee, 1907, of Texas, 1919.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Lucy Taliaferro, 1886 (deceased). Married second, Floy Hurt, 1899. Children: Nannie Terry.

father:
Jesse Rankin Wharton

mother:
Martha Lavinia (Turner) Wharton

spouse:
Lucy Taliaferro

spouse:
Floy Hurt

child:
Nannie Terry (wife of Dr Wharton