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William Lewis Nelms

theologian

William Lewis Nelms, American theologian. Member Chi. Phi.; Mason (K.T.).

Background

Nelms, William Lewis was born on April 16, 1858 in Griffin, Georgia, United States. Son of W. B. and Martha (Salmons) Nelms.

Education

Educated Emory College, Oxford, Georgia. (Doctor of Divinity, Southwestern U., 1900).

Career

Entered ministry Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1877. Pastor at Weatherford, Waco, Cleburne, Belton, Fort Worth and Georgetown (all in Texas). Delegate to 5 General Confs. and Ecumenical Conference, London, 1901.

Chairman of Commission of Central Texas Conference on religious work among soldiers in World War.

Membership

Member Chi. Phi.; Mason (K.T.).

Connections

Married Lena Stockton, of Alvarado, Texas, December 18, 1879.

father:
W. B. Nelms

mother:
Martha (Salmons) Nelms

spouse:
Lena Stockton