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Clergyman

William Edwin Hill, American clergyman. Member Council of Defense, 1917-1918; Mason.

Background

Hill, William Edwin was born on June 20, 1880 in Wilmington, North Carolina, United States. Son of William Edwin and Ella Kilchrist (Fillyaw) Hill.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Davidson (North Carolina) College, 1900. Bachelor of Divinity, Union Theological gem., 1905. Doctor of Divinity, Hampden-Sydney College, 1919.

Career

Ordained ministry Presbyterian Church in the United States, 1905. Pastor successively Virginia Hot Springs, Gadsden, Alabama, Farmville, Virginia, West End Church, Atlanta, Georgia., First Church, Fayetteville, North Carolina, until 1926, Second Church, Richmond, Virginia, 1926-1938, pastor emeritus. President board trustees General Assembly Training School.

President board of managers Bible Society of Virginia. Member board directors Union Theological Seminary, Richmond division William and Mary College, Collegiate School for Girls (Richmond). Member Committee of Publication also Committee of Stewardship and Finance, Presbyterian Church in the United States.

Moderator Synod of North Carolina, 1923.

Membership

Member Council of Defense, 1917-1918.

Connections

Married Zaida English, June 14, 1906. Children: William Edwin, Thomas English, Sarah Dumond, Haywood Northrop, Zaida English (deceased), Dumond Peck.

father:
William Edwin Hill

mother:
Ella Kilchrist (Fillyaw) Hill

spouse:
Zaida English

child:
Zaida English Hill (deceased)

child:
Dumond Peck Hill

child:
Haywood Northrop Hill

child:
Sarah Dumond Hill

child:
William Edwin Hill

child:
Thomas English Hill