William Edmond Purvis, American clergyman. Rotarian.
Purvis, William Edmond was born on September 3, 1865 in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Samuel Anderson and Martha Ann (Pinkerton) Purvis.
Bachelor of Arts, Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, 1888. Graduate Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, 1891. Doctor of Divinity, Grove City (Pennsylvania) College, 1909.
S. J., George M., William E., Mistress G. H. Bray, Francis P., Julian F. Ordained ministry U.P. Church, 1891. Pastor successively at Kearney, Nebraska, Freeport, Pennsylvania, Grove City, Pennsylvania, until 1924, Grove City College, since 1924. Honorary director Pittsburgh-Xenia Theological Seminary.
Author: Immigrant Problems and Hopes, 1912.
Married Florence Clarkson Mealy, April. Children: Review.