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Clergyman

William Stevenson Marquis, American clergyman. Member Plan, 1914-1918.

Background

Marquis, William Stevenson was born on October 2, 1853 in Kenton, Ohio, United States. Son of James Edgar and Mary (DuBois) Marquis.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois, 1876, A.M., 1879. Graduate Princeton Theological Seminary, 1879. Doctor of Divinity, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois, 1895.

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1879. Pastor Minonk, Illinois, 1879-1884, Broadway Church, Rock Island, June 1884-1913, and pastor emeritus same, since 1913. Elected commissioner to General Assembly Presbyterian Church United States of America, 4 times.

Moderator Synod of Illinois, 1905. Chairman of commission on foreign missions, Synod of Illinois, for 22 consecutive years. Delegate to World’s Missionary Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1910.

Representative Presbyterian Church United States of America to General Synod of Waldensian Church, Switzerland, 1910. Delegate to Council of Churches holding Reformed Faith, Aberdeen, Scotland, 1913. Director Geneseo (Illinois) Collegiate Institute, Winona Assembly and Bible Conference Western representative of Presbyterian General Assembly’s Committee for the Every.

Membership

Member Plan, 1914-1918.

Connections

Married Adelaide M. Bell, December 21, 1881. Children: Helen Adelaide (deceased), Laura Betta, William Bell, Stewart Dent.

father:
James Edgar Marquis

mother:
Mary (DuBois) Marquis

spouse:
Adelaide M. Bell

child:
Helen Adelaide Marquis (deceased)

child:
Laura Betta Marquis

child:
William Bell Marquis

child:
Stewart Dent Marquis