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William Peter King

Clergyman

William Peter King, American clergyman. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa Alpha.

Background

King, William Peter was born on February 27, 1871 in Franklin County, Georgia, United States. Son of George Lumpkin and Julia (Vaughter) King.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Emory University, Atlanta, 1893, A.M., 1895. Studied theology Vanderbilt University (founder medal for oratory).

Career

Ordained ministry Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1898. Pastor, Missouri, 1898-1902, Georgia, since 1903. Pastor First Church, Gainesville, Georgia, 1922-1926, also editor Wesleyan Christian Advocate, 1920-1922.

Pastor First Church, Athens, Georgia, 1927-1928. Delaware to General Conference Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1918, 22, 26, 30, 34, 38, Uniting Confs., 1939. Delegate General Conference Methodist Church, 1941.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Humanism, 1931. Social Progress and Christian Ideals, 1931. Author: The Practice of the Principles of Jesus, 1926.Faith in the Divine Fatherhood. Right and Wrong: In a World of Confusion, 1939. Adventism, 1941

Membership

Member Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa Alpha.

Connections

Married Mary Evans Harris, January 17, 1900. Children: George Harris, Ruskin, Julia, Howard La Prade, Fern.

father:
George Lumpkin King

mother:
Julia (Vaughter) King

spouse:
Mary Evans Harris

child:
George Harris King

child:
Ruskin King

child:
Julia King

child:
Howard La Prade King

child:
Fern King