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William Henry Washinger, American bishop.

Background

Washinger, William Henry was born on September 9, 1862 in Greythorne, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Jacob and Sarah (Warner) Washinger.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pennsylvania, 1891, Master of Arts, 1895, Doctor of Divinity, 1905.

Career

Pastor Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1890-1894. Ordained ministry U.B. Church, 1894. Pastor Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, 1894-1902.

Superintendent Pennsylvania Conference U.B. Church, 1902-1917. Bishop Pacific District U.B. Church, 1917. Built chs. at Harrisburg and Chambersburg.

Trustee Lebanon Valley College, Quincy (Pennsylvania) Orphanage and Home. Director Colonel R. M. Baker Home for Retired Ministers. Wrote booklet, “City Evangelization,” 1906.

Lecturer on social, economic, educational and religious problems. Etc. A vice president Federal Council Churches of Christ in America. Member Ednl. Administration, Mission, and Evangelistic bds. of U.B. Church Home: Portland, Ore.

Membership

Member Ednl.

Connections

Married Romaine Elizabeth Funkhouser, September 8, 1885.

father:
Jacob Washinger

mother:
Sarah (Warner) Washinger

spouse:
Romaine Elizabeth Funkhouser