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Clergyman , educator

William Archer Rutherfoord Goodwin, American clergyman, educator.

Background

Goodwin, William Archer Rutherfoord was born on June 18, 1869 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Son of John Frances and Lettie (Rutherfoord) Goodwin.

Education

Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts, Roanoke College, Salem, Virginia, 1889, Doctor of Divinity, 1907, Doctor of Laws, 1929. Post-graduate study Richmond College, 1890. Bachelor of Divinity, Virginia Theological Seminary, 1893.

Career

Became deacon, 1893, priest, 1894, P.E. Church. Was rector St. John’s Church, Petersburg, 1893-1903. Professor Bishop Payne Division School, 1893-1903.

Rector Bruton Parish, Williamsburg, 1903-1909, St. Paul’s Church, Rochester, New York, 1909-1923. Head Department Biblical Literature and Religious Education, College William and Mary, since 1923, also rector Bruton Parish Church, 1926-1937. Restorer of Bruton Parish Church, Williamsburg, 1907.

George Wythe House, 1926. Director Rockefeller restoration of historic Williamsburg, capital of colonial Virginia. President Yorktown Sesquicentennial Association, 1931.

Author: History Bruton Parish Church, 1903. Bruton Parish Church Restored, 1907. The Church Enchained, 1916.

The Parish, 1920; History Virginia Theological Seminary (2 vols.), 1923. Home: Williamsburg, Pa.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: History Bruton Parish Church, 1903. Bruton Parish Church Restored, 1907. The Church Enchained, 1916.The Parish, 1920

Connections

Married Evelyn Tannor, 1895 (died 1915).; married second, Ethel Howard, June 1918. Children: Evelyn Withers (Mistress Barclay Harding Farr), Katherine (Mistress George C. Buell), T. Rutherfoord.

father:
John Frances Goodwin

mother:
Lettie (Rutherfoord) Goodwin

spouse:
Evelyn Tannor

spouse:
Ethel Howard

child:
Evelyn Withers Goodwin (Mistress Barclay Harding Farr)

child:
Katherine Goodwin (Mistress George C. Buell)

child:
T. Rutherfoord Goodwin