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William Culbertson

clergyman

William Culbertson, American clergyman. Member of the North American Council, China Inland Mission, 1940-1971; Member Evangelical Theological Society.

Background

Culbertson, William was born on November 18, 1905 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William, Junior, and Lydia Barnes (Roper) C.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1939. Bachelor of Divinity, Reformed Episcopal Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, 1939, Doctor of Divinity, 1939. Doctor of Laws, Bob Jones University, Greenville, South Carolina., 1948.

Career

Ordained deacon, Reformed Episcopal Church, 1927. Presbyter, 1928; consecrated bishop, 1937. Rector Grace Church, Collingsdale, Pennsylvania, 1927-1930.

St. John’s-by-the-Sea, Ventnor, New Jersey, 1930-1933. Atonement, Germantown, Philadelphia, 1933-1942. Episcopacy; New York and Philadelphia Synod, Reformed Episcopal Church, 1937-1942.

Lecturer Reformed Episcopal Theological Seminary, 1929-1942, dean Moody Bible Institute, 1942-1947, acting president and dean of education, 1947-1948, president 1948-1971, Chancellor 1971. Trustee Reformed Episcopal Theo. Seminary, Philadelphia, 1930-1971.

Membership

Member of the North American Council, China Inland Mission, 1940-1971. Member Evangelical Theological Society.

Connections

Married Catharine Havilla Gantz, March 16, 1929. Children: Joy Anne, William Robert, Paul Gantz, Ruth Catharine.

father:
William Culbertson

mother:
Lydia Barnes (Roper) Culbertson

spouse:
Catharine Havilla Gantz

children:
Joy Anne Culbertson

William Robert Culbertson

Paul Gantz Culbertson

Ruth Catharine Culbertson