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William Albert Matthews

Clergyman , educator

William Albert Matthews, British clergyman, educator.

Background

Matthews, William Albert was born on April 6, 1868 in Rowley Regis, Staffordshire, England. Son of John and Ann (Smart) Matthews.

Education

Came to the United States, 1882. Student Shurtleff College (Alton, Illinois), 1890-1893, Morgan Park Theological Seminary’(Chicago), 1888-1890. Bachelor of Arts, Ewing (Illinois) College, 1895, A.M., 1898, Doctor of Philosophy, 1900.

Studied University of Chicago Divinity School, 1895-1898.

Career

W.W. Newcomb), Ruth (Mistress Peter Drakos), Delight (Mistress Frank Warren), Wm. A., Dorothy Annual ordained Baptist ministry, 1891. Pastor successively St. Louis, Missouri, Carbondale, Cambridge, Paw Paw, Aurora and Tabernacle Church, Chicago (all of Illinois) until 1911.

President Ewing College, 1911-1913. Pastor Dinuba and Los Angeles, California, until 1927. Founder, 1927, and since president Los Angeles Baptist Theological Seminary Editor Rock of Ages,” monthly.

Address: 2713 Hyannis St., Los Angeles California*‡.

Connections

Married Della May Burton, June 22, 1892. Children: Stewart B., Esther (wife of Doctor.

father:
John Matthews

mother:
Ann (Smart) Matthews

spouse:
Della May Burton

child:
Stewart B. Matthews

child:
Esther (wife of Dr Matthews