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Wilbur Nesbitt Mason

Clergyman

Wilbur Nesbitt Mason, American clergyman. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Mason, Wilbur Nesbitt was born on April 15, 1867 in Mechanicsburg, Ohio, United States. Son of John Watson and Anna (Nesbitt) Mason.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, valedictorian, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1890. Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Boston University School of Theology, 1896. A.M., Harvard, 1898; Doctor of Divinity, University of Chattanooga, 1909, Ohio Wesleyan, 1911.

Doctor of Laws, Baker U., 1925.

Career

Ordained Mechanical Engineering Ministry, 1895. Pastor, Georgetown, O., 1892-1893, Epworth Church, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1898-1904, Wesley Church, Salem, Massachusetts, 1904-1908, First Church, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 1908-1911. President Baker U., Baldwin, Kansas, September 26, 1911-July 1917.

Member Kansas State Board of Administration (educational, penal and charitable institutions), 1917-1921. President Kansas Conference of Social Work, 1918-1921. Pastor First Methodist Episcopal Church, Pittsburg, Kansas, 1921-1927, Country Club Methodist Episcopal Church, Kansas City, Missoury, 1927-1931.

Superintendent Bethany Methodist Hospital, 1931-1933. With Kansas City Life Insurance Company, since 1933. Superintendent Kansas City District of Kansas Annual Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church Church since October 1928.

Superintendent Bethany Methodist Hospital, Kansas City, Kansas, since 1931.

Membership

Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Adelaide A. Green, September 4, 1901. Children: Estherline Johnston, Kathleen, Miriam Nesbitt, Sarah Adelaide.

father:
John Watson Mason

mother:
Anna (Nesbitt) Mason

spouse:
Adelaide A. Green

child:
Estherline Johnston Mason

child:
Kathleen Mason

child:
Miriam Nesbitt Mason

child:
Sarah Adelaide Mason