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William D. Bradfield

Clergyman

William D. Bradfield, American clergyman. Member General Conference Methodist Episcopal Church, South, Asheville, North Carolina, 1910, Oklahoma City, 1914, Atlanta, Georgia., 1918; member General Conference Ednl. Commission, 1914-1918. Chairman Texas Liquor Control Board since November 15, 1939.

Background

Bradfield, William D. was born on July 24, 1866 in Daingerfield, Texas, United States. Son of James Y. and Lou M.Bradfield.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Vanderbilt University, 1891. Bachelor of Divinity, 1892. Doctor of Divinity, Southwestern U., 1910.

Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1928.

Career

Chilldren—Florence Shellie (deceased), William Landon, James Lee (deceased), John Lawrence. Deacon Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1889, elder, 1903. Pastor Ballinger, Texas, 1892-1894, Weatherford, 1894-1896, Galveston, 1896-1900, Austin, 1900-1903, St. Louis, Missouri, 1903-1906, Dallas, Texas, 1906-1910, Austin, 1910-1914, San Antonio, 4 months.

Editor Texas Christian Advocate, 1915-1918. Pastor Grace Church, Dallas, 1918-1922. Professor Christian doctrine, Southern Methodist U., 1922-1936, emeritus since 1936 (trustee 1918-1934).

Membership

Member General Conference Methodist Episcopal Church, South, Asheville, North Carolina, 1910, Oklahoma City, 1914, Atlanta, Georgia., 1918. Member General Conference Ednl. Commission, 1914-1918.

Chairman Texas Liquor Control Board since November 15, 1939.

Connections

Married Carrie Lawrence, Hermitage, Tennessee, June 29, 1892.

father:
James Y.

mother:
Lou M.Bradfield

spouse:
Carrie Lawrence