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Capitalist , Clergyman

William David Parr, American clergyman, capitalist. Member General Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church Church 4 times; Mason.

Background

Parr, William David was born on November 10, 1855 in Big Springs, Indiana, United States. Son of Alfred D. and Margaret (Jones) Parr.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, De Pauw U., 1875, A.M., 1883. Bachelor of Divinity, Drew Theological Seminary, 1878. (Doctor of Divinity, Clark University, Atlanta, Georgia., 1891.

S.T.D., De Pauw, 1899).

Career

Entered ministry Methodist Episcopal Church, 1878. Pastor Sac City, Iowa, 1878, Buena Vista (Indiana) Mission, 1878. Westfield, 1879-1882, Cambridge City, 1882-1885, Waterloo, 1885-1888, Elkhart, 1888-1893, Kokomo, 1893-1898, Wayne St. Church, Kokomo, 1898-1901.

Presiding elder Kokomo District, 9 months, 1901. Assistant secretary Board of Church Extension, 1901-1905. Chaplain 3d Regiment, I.N.G., 9 years.

Membership

Member General Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church Church 4 times.

Connections

Married Cora Walton, January 11, 1883.

father:
Alfred D. Parr

mother:
Margaret (Jones) Parr

spouse:
Cora Walton