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William Leroy Mudge


William Leroy Mudge, American clergyman.


Mudge, William Leroy was born on January 25, 1872 in Yonkers, New York, United States. Son of Review Lewis Ward and Elizabeth (Seymour) Mudge.


Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Princeton, 1892, A.M., 1893, graduate Princeton Theological Seminary, 1896. Doctor of Divinity, Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, 1934.


Died August 22, 1944 in service), Sidney Reeves, Mistress Joseph Milliken Woods. Ordained to ministry of Presbyterian Church, 1896. Pastor Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, 1896-1904, Lewistown, Pennsylvania, 1904-1915, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, 1915-1928.

Executive secretary Mifflin County Inter-Church Federation, 1908-1915, of Franklin County Council of Churches, 1916-1928. Part-time executive secretary Pennsylvania Council of Churches, 1911-1928, full time executive secretary, headquarters at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1928-1946, retired. Chairman of Commission on church cooperation and union Presbyterian Synod Pennsylvania, 1910-1946.

Commissioner to general assembly Presbyterian Church in United States of America, 1923.


  • Other Work

    • Author numerous articles, leaflets, pamphlets on cooperative church movements, since 1909.


Member of the board of trustees, Pennsylvania Prison Society Chairman, Department Inter-church Relations, State College Council of Churches. Member Federal Council of Churches of Christ in American (member department evangelism 1930-1934), National Association Executive Sees. Councils and Fedns. Churches, National Conference Family Relations, Pennsylvania Conference on Family Relations, Pennsylvania Anti-Saloon League, Pennsylvania Welfare Conference, Pennsylvania Country Life Association (one of organizers Church and Country Life movement, 1909), Pennsylvania Society Christian Endeavor, Unified Staff of Pennsylvania State Council of Christian Education, others.


Married Laura Maxwell Buck, July 25, 1901. Children: William Leroy Mudge, Junior.

Review Lewis Ward Mudge

Elizabeth (Seymour) Mudge

Laura Maxwell Buck

William Leroy Mudge

Jr Mudge