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Minister , church administrator , Civil War vetran

Washington Bryan Crumpton, American minister, church administrator, Civil War vetran. Served with Company H, 37th Mississippi Infantry, 3 years, as private sergeant and Lieutenant.

Background

Crumpton, Washington Bryan was born on February 24, 1842 in Camden, Wilcox Company, Alabama, United States. Son of Henry Tally and Matilda Smith (Bryan) Crumpton.

Education

Student Georgetown College, Kentucky, 2 years.

Career

Served with Company H, 37th Mississippi Infantry, 3 years, as private sergeant and Lieutenant. Wounded 3 times (Vicksburg, Atlanta and Nashville). ordained Baptist ministry, 1870. Pastorates in several country and village chs. in Alabama and 1st Church, Meridian, Mississippi In general denomination work, since 1855.

Correspondent secretary Baptist Mission Board of Alabama, for 28 years, emeritus, 1915. Editor Alabama Baptist, 1895. President Anti-Saloon League of Alabama, from its beginning.

Trustee Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville. President Alabama Baptist State Convention, since 1917.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Alabama Baptist, 1895. President Anti-Saloon League of Alabama, from its beginning. Trustee Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville.

      President Alabama Baptist State Convention, since 1917.

Membership

Served with Company H, 37th Mississippi Infantry, 3 years, as private sergeant and Lieutenant.

Connections

Married Ellen Cochran, 1872 (died 1899). Married second, Florence Harris, 1910.

father:
Henry Tally Crumpton

mother:
Matilda Smith (Bryan) Crumpton

spouses:
Ellen Cochran

Florence Harris