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Clergyman , educator

William Otterbein Jones wa an American clergyman, educator.

Background

Jones, William Otterbein was born on August 22, 1874 in Virginia, United States. Son of Henry and Catherine (Hulvey) Jones.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Shenandoah College, Dayton, Virginia, 1895. Bachelor of Arts, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pennsylvania, 1899. Bachelor of Divinity, Bonebrake Theol Seminary, Dayton, O., 1902.

A.M., Doctor of Divinity, York (Nebraska) College, 1910.

Career

Ordained ministry U.B. in Christ, 1895. Pastor in Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Nebraska until 1916. Conference superintendent in Nebraska and South Dakota 7 years.President York College, 1922-1924. Member General Board of Administration U.B. Church, 1921-1927. Chancellor Kansas City U., 1925-1931. Pastor Winfield Church, 1931-1933. Elected superintendent Topeka District, Kansas Conference, United States Church, 1933. Member General Conference 7 consecutive terms (28 years).

Membership

Member General Board of Administration U.B. Ch. Member General Conf.

Connections

Married Olive Tilzey, August 19, 1908. Children: Virginia Gertrude, William Otterbein, Dorothy Mabel.

father:
Henry Jones

mother:
Catherine (Hulvey) Jones

spouse:
Olive Tilzey

child:
Virginia Gertrude Jones

child:
William Otterbein Jones

child:
Dorothy Mabel Jones