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William Henry Oxtoby

theologian

William Henry Oxtoby, American theologian.

Background

Oxtoby, William Henry was born on January 1, 1871 in North East, Erie County, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Review John T. and Mary Ewing (Veech) Oxtoby.

Education

University of Michigan, 1890-1892. Graduate McCormick Theological Seminary, 1895, receiving Bernadine Orme Smith Fellowship. University of Jena and Berlin, Germany, 1895-1896.

Doctor of Laws, Occidental College, Los Angeles, California, 1931.

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1897. Pastor 1st Church, Muncie, Indiana, 1897-1903, Tabernacle Church, Philadelphia, 1903-1913. Professor Hebrew exegesis and O.T. literature, San Francisco Theological Seminary, 1913-1930, president and professor apologetics and missions, 1930-1937, professor Biblical poetry, since 1937.

Moderator Synod of California, 1927. Director American Waldensian Society Home: San Anselmo, Calif.

Connections

Married Ida J. Corning, September 7, 1898. Children: Gurdon Corning, Florence Corning, John Corning.

father:
Review John T. Oxtoby

mother:
Mary Ewing (Veech) Oxtoby

spouse:
Ida J. Corning

child:
Gurdon Corning Oxtoby

child:
Florence Corning Oxtoby

child:
John Corning Oxtoby