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Clergyman

William Brennan Anderson, American clergyman.

Background

Anderson, William Brennan was born on December 7, 1868 in Monmouth, Illinois, United States. Son of David and Margaret (Nelson) Anderson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Westminster College, 1894, Doctor of Divinity, 1914. Graduate Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, 1897. Doctor of Laws, Westminster, 1924.

Career

Ordained U.P. ministry, 1897, and went as missionary to India. President Gordon College, Rawal Pindi, 1899-1903. Associate secretary Board of Foreign Missions U.P. Church of N.A., 1909-1910, 1914-1916.

Correspondent secretary same, since 1916. Moderator of General Assembly U.P. Church, 1933-1934.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Bible Lessons for Bible Teachers, 1901. Far North in India (with C. R. Watson), 1909. A Watered Garden 1919.

Connections

Married Mary Blanche Heidelbaugh, June 30, 1897 (died 1928). Children: Gerald Howard (deceased), Lelia Blodwen (deceased), David Dean, Douglas McClure, Harriet Margaret.

father:
David Anderson

mother:
Margaret (Nelson) Anderson

spouse:
Mary Blanche Heidelbaugh

child:
Harriet Margaret Anderson

child:
David Dean Anderson

child:
Gerald Howard Anderson (deceased)

child:
Lelia Blodwen Anderson (deceased)

child:
Douglas McClure Anderson