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William Robert King

Clergyman

William Robert King, American clergyman. member commn.

Background

King, William Robert was born on January 12, 1868 in Brotherwood, Hawkins County, Tennessee, United States. Son of John Bell and Mary (Clark) King.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Washington (Tennessee) College, 1889, Doctor of Divinity, 1900. Graduate Union Theological Seminary, New York, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy., Wooster U., Ohio, 1900.

Doctor of Laws, University of Tulsa, 1945.

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1892. Stated supply, Thalequah, Indiana Ty., 1892;93.

Synodical missionary Oklahoma and Indiana Ty., 1893-1896. Founder and president Henry Kendall College, Muskogee, Indiana Ty. (now Tulsa (Oklahoma) U., 1896-1899.

Superintendent American S.S. Union, for Southwest, 1899-1902. Pastor 1st Church, Monmouth, Illinois, 1902-1915, First Presbyterian Church, St. Louis, July 1, 1915-July 1, 1919. Secretary.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Around the World Studies and Stories of Presbyterian Foreign Missions, 1913. Wrote: History of the Home Mission Council. Also pamphlets on missionary subjects.

Membership

Member commn.

Connections

Married Florence Broyles, June 21, 1892.

father:
John Bell King

mother:
Mary (Clark) King

spouse:
Florence Broyles