William Albert Matthews, British clergyman, educator.
Matthews, William Albert was born on April 6, 1868 in Rowley Regis, Staffordshire, England. Son of John and Ann (Smart) Matthews.
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.
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*‡.
Married Della May Burton, June 22, 1892. Children: Stewart B., Esther (wife of Doctor.