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William Edmond Purvis

Clergyman

William Edmond Purvis, American clergyman. Rotarian.

Background

Purvis, William Edmond was born on September 3, 1865 in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Samuel Anderson and Martha Ann (Pinkerton) Purvis.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, 1888. Graduate Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, 1891. Doctor of Divinity, Grove City (Pennsylvania) College, 1909.

Career

S. J., George M., William E., Mistress G. H. Bray, Francis P., Julian F. Ordained ministry U.P. Church, 1891. Pastor successively at Kearney, Nebraska, Freeport, Pennsylvania, Grove City, Pennsylvania, until 1924, Grove City College, since 1924. Honorary director Pittsburgh-Xenia Theological Seminary.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Immigrant Problems and Hopes, 1912.

Membership

Rotarian.

Connections

Married Florence Clarkson Mealy, April. Children: Review.

father:
Samuel Anderson Purvis

mother:
Martha Ann (Pinkerton) Purvis

spouse:
Florence Clarkson Mealy

child:
Rev Purvis