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Minister

William George Chrystal was American minister. Ordained to ministry, United Church of Christ, 1977. Decorated (2) Meritorious Service medal.

Background

Chrystal, William George was born on May 22, 1947 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Francis Homer and Marjorie Isabell (Daubert) Chrystal.

Education

Bachelor, University Washington, Seattle, 1969. Master of Education, University Washington, Seattle, 1970. Master of Divinity, Eden Theological Seminary, 1978.

Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1984.

Career

Learning resources specialist, Seattle Community College District, 1970-1971;director learning resources center, Whatcom Community College, Ferndale, Washington, 1971-1973;minister, St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Granite City, Illinois, 1978-1979;senior minister, 1st Congressional Church, Stockton, California, 1979-1983;minister, Trinity United Church of Christ, Adamstown, Maryland., 1983-1985;senior minister, Edwards Congressional Church, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1985-1986;senior minister, 1st Congressional Church, Reno, Nevada, since 1991. Hospital chaplain Washoe Medical Center, Reno, since 1993. Host Thomas Jefferson Hour, on national public radio stations.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry, United Church of Christ, 1977.

Works

Membership

Vice president Reno-Sparks Metropolitan Ministry, Reno, 1994-1997. Chautauqua scholar Great Basin Chautauqua, Reno, 1993, 94, 98, 99. Historical characterization of President John Adams, since 2003, Alexander Hamilton, since 2006.

Lieutenant Commander United States Navy, 1986-1991, major Nevada Army National Guard, 1992-1996. Member American Society Church History, Nevada Society Mayflower Descendants (past governor), American Legion, Disabled Veterans (life), Veterans of Foreign Wars (life), Rotary Club (Paul Harris fellow 1997).

Connections

Married Mary Frances King, August 24, 1970. Children: Shelley, Sarah, John, Philip.

father:
Francis Homer Chrystal

mother:
Marjorie Isabell (Daubert) Chrystal

spouse:
Mary Frances King

child:
Shelley Chrystal

child:
Sarah Chrystal

child:
John Chrystal

child:
Philip Chrystal