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Walter Albert Stanbury

Clergyman

Walter Albert Stanbury, American clergyman. Member Judicial Council, Methodist Church.

Background

Stanbury, Walter Albert was born on January 27, 1884 in Boone, North Carolina, United States. Son of John Senter and Alice Theresa (Taylor) Stanbury.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Trinity College (now department Duke U.), Durham, North Carolina, 1908. Doctor of Divinity, Duke U., 1928, also from University of North Carolina, 1928. Graduate study Columbia, summer, 1929.

Career

Teacher Latin, Trinity Park High School, Durham, 1908-1909. Ordained ministry Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1910. Pastor Edenton St. Church, Raleigh, 1909, Tarboro, 1910, Chapel Hill (University Church), 1911-1912, Clinton, 1913-1915, First Church, Wilson, 1916-1919, Grace Church, Wilmington, 1920-1923, Edenton St. Church, Raleigh, 1924-1928, Duke Memorial Church, Durham, 1929-1933, W. Market St. Church, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1933-1937, Central Church, Asheville, North Carolina, 1937-1940.

Centenary Church, Winston-Salem, 1940-1945. Superintendent Gastonia District, 1945-1951. Pastor 1st Church, Asheboro since 1952.

Professor practical theology, Duke University, 1929-1933. Trustee Duke University. Vice chairman North Carolina State Board Correction and Training.

Member Commission Interdenom. Relations (Methodist Episcopal Church, South), 1930-1934, Federal Council of Churches of Christ in America, 1930-1934. Vice president North Carolina Commission Interracial Relations, 1931-1948.

President North Carolina Council Churches, 1940-1941, North Carolina Conference Board Christian Education, 1930-1933. Delegate General Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1930. President W.N.C. Conference Board of Missions, 1944-1945.

Delegate to Uniting Conference, Methodist Church, 1939, 1st General Conference, Methodist Church, 1940, 1944, 1948. Member Commision on Entertainment of General Conference, 1940-1948.

Membership

Member Judicial Council, Methodist Church.

Connections

Married Zula Virginia Bruton, December 29, 1909. Children: Walter Albert, John Bruton, Elizabeth Wilson.

father:
John Senter Stanbury

mother:
Alice Theresa (Taylor) Stanbury

spouse:
Zula Virginia Bruton

child:
Elizabeth Wilson Stanbury

child:
John Bruton Stanbury

child:
Walter Albert Stanbury