William Ellsworth Glasscock Edit Profile
Public schools and West Virginia University. Admitted to bar, 1902.
Taught school in Iowa, Nebraska and West Virginia. Company superintendent free schools Monongalia Company, 1887-1890. Member Republican State Central Committee, 1900-1908 (chairman and secretary at various times).
United States collector internal revenue for District of West Virginia, 1905-1908, resigned. Governor of West Virginia, 1909-1913.
The Covenant is not a contract in which God and human beings agree to provide particular goods and services for each other. It is not something that people have to do to create a relationship with God. God has already made it possible.
The state cannot control the church, nor should the church attempt to dominate the state. However, religious expression should be present in public life.
Every Church member should be trusted with responsibilities. In building the local Methodist groups or 'societies', they should be trained to maintain the meetings and give pastoral care and challenge to the members.
Married Mary Alice Miller, August 15, 1888.