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William Coleman Bitting

Clergyman

William Coleman Bitting, American clergyman.

Background

Bitting, William Coleman was born on February 5, 1857 in in Hanover Company, Virginia, United States. Son of Charles Carroll (Doctor of Divinity) and Caroline (Shadinger) B.

Education

Educated Classical and Commercial School, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1869-1870. Master of Arts, Richmond (Virginia) College, 1877. Graduate Crozer Theological Seminary, Pennsylvania, 1880.

Doctor of Divinity, Richmond College, 1889, Howard College, Alabama, 1887, Brown U., 1910. S.T.D., University of Chicago, 1916.

Career

Ordained Baptist ministry, 1881. Supply Lee St. Church, Baltimore, 1880-1881. Pastor Luray, Virginia, 1881-1883, Mount Morris Church, New York, 1884-1905, Second Church, St. Louis, November 1, 1905-December 31, 1924.

Corresponding secretary Northern Baptist Convention, May, since 1907. Author: Earthly Blooms from Heavenly Stems, 1900. Foundation Truths, 1902.

The Teaching Pastor, 1923. Home: St. Louis, Mo.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Earthly Blooms from Heavenly Stems, 1900. Foundation Truths, 1902. The Teaching Pastor, 1923.

Connections

Married Anna Mary Biedler, November 17, 1886. Children: William C., Frank Milton, Bitting (deceased), Kenneth Hills.

father:
Charles Carroll Bitting

spouse:
Anna Mary Biedler

child:
William C. Bitting

child:
Frank Milton Bitting

child:
Bitting Bitting (deceased)

child:
Kenneth Hills Bitting